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Militant Monks, Buddhist Nationalism, and Genocide


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excerpt from blogger  of 40 Oz. of Bad Karma  ” This guy does not teach the Dhamma – but paranoia and fear, complete with racist stereotypes and conspiracy theories. He claims that the former political prisoner and current parliamentarian and opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi is under influence of some Muslim conspiracy.


“He sides a little towards hate,” said Abbot Arriya Wuttha Bewuntha of Mandalay’s Myawaddy Sayadaw monastery. “This is not the way Buddha taught. What the Buddha taught is that hatred is not good, because Buddha sees everyone as an equal being. The Buddha doesn’t see people through religion.”

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