False idols upset crusading Buddhists
From toilet seats to Disney dogs, the Lord Buddha's likeness is cropping up in some strange and inappropriate places, and now a group of Bangkok activists has seen enough
A Buddhist group has successfully convinced a French factory to stop printing the Buddha's face on toilets, but failed in a lengthy campaign to censor a Walt Disney movie series featuring a dog named Buddha.
the group protest the ‘Air Buddies’ films on Khao San Road last year.
The Bangkok-based Knowing Buddha group targets what it deems to be disrespectful use of the Buddha's image, such as on clothing, furniture, souvenirs, statues, tattoos and even sex toys.
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