“White monk” searching for self in Buddhism

Danny Luong, Daniel Ball & Michael Chan, The Calgary Journal:

Calgary man becomes monk in quest for enlightenment…

In a country where non-Christian religions represent only 1 per cent of the total population, Buddhism is often misunderstood.

But one Calgary man is finding understanding by all means necessary.

20-year-old Brandon is a self-described, “white monk” living among mostly Vietnamese monks at Bat Nha Buddhist temple – known by its patrons as Prajna Pagoda – in southeast Calgary.

Brandon now goes solely by his dharma name – a new name acquired during a Buddhist initiation ritual – Prajna Kusala. Philosophy and spirituality…

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