[Buddha-l] modern day Vimalakirtis-- and Fashionable Too!

Dan Lusthaus vasubandhu at earthlink.net
Fri Dec 28 11:42:59 MST 2007

> Buddhist monks traditionally wear simple black robes. But to appeal to 
> more fashion-conscious youth, the monks wore green and yellow clothes, 
> some with gold embroidery. Others wore elaborate, multilayered robes.
> "Their robes were gorgeous," said Sayaka Anma, one of the audience in 
> her 20s, after the monks' show. "I was a bit surprised in the beginning, 
> but it was very moving."

Vinaya never meant much in Japan. Thanks, Jamie.


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