Buddhist leaders embrace technology to reach out to masses

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Buddhist leaders embrace technology to reach out to masses

Postby plwk » Fri May 03, 2013 12:49 pm

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Yes, South Korea is the most wired country in the world, but the preconceived stereotypes of Buddhist monks living in ascetic, rustic conditions nevertheless do not blend well with smartphones. Yet, monks are chatting and texting, and spreading Buddhist teachings, on cell phones everywhere from Dongguk University in the heart of Seoul to the sandy courtyards of mountain hermitages. More here

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