Buddhist monk walking through Forbidden City in Beijing, China. He is wearing a bright red toga and pork pie hat, orange sneakers and is talking on a cell phone.

Thoroughly Modern…Monk?

Challenging my prejudices and expectations.

We got a big smile out of this Buddhist monk and his companions on our trip to Beijing. We saw them several times as we wandered through the Forbidden City and again on Wangfujing Street.

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In response to The Daily Post’s writing prompt: “Vivid.”

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