Xian’er the robo-monk was created for Longquan Temple in Beijing to help it reach out to today’s tech-savvy youth. Photo: SCMP PicturesXian’er the robo-monk was created for Longquan Temple in Beijing to help it reach out to today’s tech-savvy youth. Photo: SCMP Pictures
Xian’er the robo-monk was created for Longquan Temple in Beijing to help it reach out to today’s tech-savvy youth. Photo: SCMP Pictures

Facing tough questions in life? Need tips on how to deal with a grumpy wife, nagging mum? China’s ‘robot monk’ has enlightening answers for you

Beijing temple’s AI-enabled robo-monk can not only recite Buddhist scriptures but also have simple conversations with people

Xian’er the robo-monk was created for Longquan Temple in Beijing to help it reach out to today’s tech-savvy youth. Photo: SCMP PicturesXian’er the robo-monk was created for Longquan Temple in Beijing to help it reach out to today’s tech-savvy youth. Photo: SCMP Pictures
Xian’er the robo-monk was created for Longquan Temple in Beijing to help it reach out to today’s tech-savvy youth. Photo: SCMP Pictures
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