Buddhist monks at the Danjo Garan monastic temple complex atop sacred Koyasan (Mount Koya). File photo: Corbis

‘Depressed and overworked’ Japanese monk sues World Heritage Site temple on Mount Koya 

Monk’s lawyer says client was forced to perform paid labour far beyond his spiritual duties, and at times worked for more than two months straight

Topic |   Japan

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Buddhist monks at the Danjo Garan monastic temple complex atop sacred Koyasan (Mount Koya). File photo: Corbis
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