Kyoto temple puts faith in robot priest

Business / Tech Aug 15, 2019

Kyoto temple puts faith in robot priest

by Alastair Himmer

A 400-year-old temple is attempting to hot-wire interest in Buddhism with a robotic priest it believes will change the face of the religion — despite critics comparing the android to "Frankenstein's monster." The android Kannon, based on the Buddhist deity of mercy, preaches sermons at ...