The good-looking Buddhist monk had an enormous social media following, a prodigious reward for fundraising and a transparent path to turning into Thailand’s youngest abbot.
However he additionally had a fateful secret plan to go star-gazing with a stupendous older lady.
The next implosion of Pongsakorn Chankaew’s non secular profession amid lurid experiences of intercourse trysts and embezzled hush cash is now a nationwide scandal.
It has fuelled calls this month for the reform of the nation’s “rotten” clerical system as Thais have flocked to temples to have a good time the start, enlightenment and dying of Buddha on one in every of their faith’s holiest days. The just lately disrobed monk has been left making an attempt to make ends meet by selling conventional snacks on-line and hoping for a file contract.
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