Buddhism

In 2017, Hai Tao Buddhists who’d bought £5,000 of live Crustacea & released them into the sea for good karma, got fined £15,000 for ‘untold damage’ to the environment by introducing non-native species. In 2012 Hai Tao had released 100kg of cobras in a mountainous area not native to the snakes.

Two Buddhists fined £15,000 for releasing crustaceans into sea Two Buddhists who released £5,000 worth of crustaceans into the Channel as part of a religious ceremony have been fined almost £15,000 for causing “untold damage” to the environment. Zhixiong Li and Ni Li helped throw live crabs and lobsters into the sea off Brighton as …

In 2017, Hai Tao Buddhists who’d bought £5,000 of live Crustacea & released them into the sea for good karma, got fined £15,000 for ‘untold damage’ to the environment by introducing non-native species. In 2012 Hai Tao had released 100kg of cobras in a mountainous area not native to the snakes. Read More »

Some Buddhist monks attempt to mummify themselves alive—and at least two dozen have succeeded. The process involves eating only pine needles, resins & seeds to eliminate all body fat, and then slowly reducing liquid intake to zero, thus dehydrating the body and shrinking all organs, until death.

Sokushinbutsu The body of the Thai Buddhist monk Luang Pho Daeng at Wat Khunaram, Ko Samui, Thailand Sokushinbutsu (即身仏) are a kind of Buddhist mummy. The term refers to the practice of Buddhist monks observing asceticism to the point of death and entering mummification while alive. They are seen in a number of Buddhist countries, …

Some Buddhist monks attempt to mummify themselves alive—and at least two dozen have succeeded. The process involves eating only pine needles, resins & seeds to eliminate all body fat, and then slowly reducing liquid intake to zero, thus dehydrating the body and shrinking all organs, until death. Read More »