Scholars urge Buddhism body to defrock ex-abbot

 Scholars urge Buddhism body to defrock ex-abbot

Luang Por Dhammajayo at Wat Phra Dhammakaya. Photo: suc.

Buddhist scholars are calling on the National Office of Buddhism (NOB) to initiate a process to have Phra Dhammajayo defrocked after the fugitive monk was stripped of his monastic title.

According to a Royal Gazette article published on March 5, His Majesty the King has agreed to the government’s request to demote Phra Dhammajayo for evading charges filed against him.

Full story: Bangkok Post



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