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Mongolian Buddhism Interview with a Buddhist Monk

Mongolian Buddhism

Location: Ulaanbaatar

Year: 2015

A Buddhist monk recounts the problems faced by the Buddhist faith today: the decline of a stable ethical code, corruption, fraudulent acts, crimes and social inequality. In his opinion, the faith of Buddhism is a strong tool for restoring traditional ethical and moral codes. The monk also explains how, with the repression of Buddhism, Mongolia has lost important codes of morality over the years that have increased criminal acts that the law alone cannot fully govern. In his opinion, the faith of Buddhism is a strong tool for restoring traditional ethical and moral codes. The monk also explains how, with the repression of Buddhism, Mongolia has lost important codes of morality over the years that have increased criminal acts that the law alone cannot fully govern. The way he sees Buddhism is like a school of ethical and moral principles.