Buddhist Rapper?

Buddhist monks find a way to enlightenment and its all thanks to hip hop. Buddhism is Asia oldest and most traditional religion.In recent years since the spread of Christianity Buddhism has vastly decline.Monks in Japan are trying to stop the disappearance of Buddhism by rapping.That’s right rapping using hip hop in stead of traditional chants and songs.Kansho Tagai aka Mr.Happiness a Japanese monk is using hip hop to teach the younger generation about Buddhism.It’s evident that hip hop is a popular genre all over Asia and around the world. So by using hip hop Buddhism would seem more interesting instead of boring or less difficult to understand.

CNN New story in English



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