Buddhist monks and nuns during an ordination ceremony at Jogye Temple in Seoul. Photo: YNA/DPA
Buddhist monks and nuns during an ordination ceremony at Jogye Temple in Seoul. Photo: YNA/DPA
South Korea

Popular South Korean Buddhist monk’s un-Zen-like lifestyle ends in karmic downfall

  • Haemin Sunim, who wrote bestselling book on Zen principles, is returning to monastic life after being exposed as a bon vivant
  • In addition to being an author, he appeared on a reality TV show, ran his own app-development company and reportedly drove a Ferrari

Topic |   South Korea
Buddhist monks and nuns during an ordination ceremony at Jogye Temple in Seoul. Photo: YNA/DPA
Buddhist monks and nuns during an ordination ceremony at Jogye Temple in Seoul. Photo: YNA/DPA
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