Where to experience Buddhist hell in Thailand

Richard S. Ehrlich: Come to Thailand and go straight to hell.

Hieronymus Bosch’s medieval Garden of Earthly Delights and other paintings include sinners in a Christian hell, but if the Dutch artist is ever reincarnated as a Buddhist, he might be intrigued by Thailand’s temple murals and larger-than-life statues of horrific karmic punishments.

Want to copulate in an immoral tryst? Murder someone? Or violate some other important Buddhist precept?

You will soon find yourself in the midst of fiendish demons gleefully boiling wide-eyed sinners in hot, bubbling cauldrons. You’ll be screaming among men and women who have been stripped naked to maximize…

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Linhong Lucy
April 27, 2013 4:59 am

I have recently wronged a man who worked for my school. I stole his money, and a lot of it. At the time I thought I did the right thinkg, but now I realise I have made a mistake, because I was angry with myself over something else, and would like to apologise and make it up, but I no longer have his contact and he is gone far away. What can I do?


If you genuinely can’t track him down, then I’d suggest giving the same amount you stole to some good cause.


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