The Illustrated Picture Book of Beautiful Young Monks, etc.

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Mr. G
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The Illustrated Picture Book of Beautiful Young Monks, etc.

Postby Mr. G » Sun May 20, 2012 7:00 pm

Cute young monks are apparently gaining in popularity among young women in Japan. Whether the draw is the sage advice or unadorned good looks, an event held by young monks at Ginza Modern Art gallery in Tokyo has been attended by eager crowds of women in their 20s and 30s. Furthermore, the popularity of “The Illustrated Picture Book of Beautiful Young Monks,” published last month, seems to indicate that some women are focusing on the physical, rather than metaphysical, attractions of the Buddhist religion.

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Re: The Illustrated Picture Book of Beautiful Young Monks, etc.

Postby plwk » Mon May 21, 2012 5:03 am

Upaya? :tongue:
These days I notice that even the Tibetan Buddhist Rinpoches and tulkus have somewhat caught up in the looks and physique dept too... gone are those days of the rugged hair and face or plump looks... times are changing huh :lol:


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