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Every Citizen Must Become Monk for a Day

Posted by Ram Kumar Shrestha on September 29, 2010

A pious makeover: Thai government officials pray at Nigrodharam in Kapilvastu on Tuesday. Thailand has a tradition that all its citizens must become monks for a day in their lives. Thirty-five of these officials are in Nepal to fulfil the vow.

Couple of months ago world renown writer Deepak Chopra also became monk in Thailand:

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