• Kyodo


Monks from different Buddhist schools in Japan and overseas have established a group to address poverty, discrimination and other social problems, calling themselves “monks without borders.”

“Normally, Buddhists do not have interactions with people from different schools, but I think we can unite through Buddhism. I believe we can go anywhere, like Doctors without Borders,” said Hiroaki Nakajima, 43, chief priest at Jokyoji Temple in the city of Kyoto, referring to the well-known international medical aid group.

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