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PostPosted: Fri Oct 25, 2013 10:12 pm 
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Is there a tradition that allows a monk to have a wife?i heard theres a tradition in japan that allows buddhist monks to have a wife/gf?


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PostPosted: Fri Oct 25, 2013 10:48 pm 
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No. Monks are celibate.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vinaya

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