Down the Crooked Path
Child Abuse by Buddhist Clergy
The Time Has Come To End Child Monk Sex Slavery – Pedophilia Among The Buddhist Clergy
Professor Gananath Obeysekara’s views on buddhist child monks and sexual abuse within monastery
In a recent article Dr. Obeysekere was quoted regarding his views on child monks. The article stated:
” … But one major reason Obeyesekere opposes child recruitment is that the very young are vulnerable to sexual abuse, which he says is ”notoriously associated” will all forms of institutionalized monasticism.
The possibility of child abuse in Buddhist monasteries ”must be faced honestly and squarely,” he stressed.
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