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BuddhaLand Franchise

There I was wondering when BuddhaLand (like Disney World but with Buddhas instead of giant mouses) would be open ...

The Christians are adding mini-golf, helter-skelters and yoga to their British cathedrals ...
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/av/uk-england-49285829/norwich-cathedral-helter-skelter-offers-new-experience

Should we be sponsoring more extreme attractions?

  • Monks on a carousel?
  • Buddha lollies?
  • Crazy Wisdom retreats for politicians and the mentally unwell?
  • Meditation marathons? (I think we already have those - seem very dangerous?)
BunksShoshinVastmindTraisea

Comments

  • KeromeKerome Love, love is mystery The Continent Veteran

    BuddhaLand... not totally out of the question... strange but perhaps prophetic @lobster

  • opiumpoetryopiumpoetry Delaware, Ohio, USA New

    In America, yes, it WILL happen sooner or later.

  • personperson Don't believe everything you think the void Veteran
    edited August 9

    Okay I was going to make a little joke

    But then I found Vietnam got the scoop on the US.

    https://www.atlasobscura.com/places/suoi-tien-cultural-theme-park

    And a nice video travelogue of the place

  • LionduckLionduck Veteran

    Some places have their version of whatever it is amusement parks.
    they got there ahead of you, @lobster. ;) ;) =)

    Shoshin
  • federicafederica seeker of the clear blue sky Its better to remain silent and be thought a fool, than to speak out and remove all doubt Moderator

    I honestly thought that picture had been photoshopped, @lobster ... "It most certainly is not a gimmick". No, but it's a way of raising money from the public, which the church, if it released some of its funds and savings, could well afford to give.

    ETA: It has now been widely condemned by other Church Seniors, as a mistake and i very poor taste.
    Brings to mind the "You have turned My Father's House into a Den of Thieves" biblical story...

  • KeromeKerome Love, love is mystery The Continent Veteran
    edited August 10

    From the travelogue “it seems to be a place where all the rides are intended to scare you to death, and convince you to be a good person, or else you are going to hell...” and then they say there are mostly school children there. Great way to educate the young, guys.

    The rides didn’t seem that buddhistic either. The unicorn plaza? The home of the forest witch? Harry Potter?!?

  • lobsterlobster Veteran
    edited August 10

    Tee hee!

    Nothing really is sacred ... ?
    https://www.theguardian.com/world/2019/jul/16/zen-group-york-minster-meetings-religious-row

    However in the words of Bodhi Bart
    Don't have a sacred cow, man!
    https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Carnival

    Maybe other silliness can be made available in the catacombs?

    meanwhile ...
    "The world is its own magic."
    Shunryu Suzuki

    “And when they played they really played. And when they worked they really worked."
    Dr. Seuss

  • lobsterlobster Veteran
    edited August 16

    Meanwhile the prophesied AI Buddha Metta Ray (Maitreya) may have begun its incarnation ...

    OM YA HA HUM
    “I'll be back!” Buddha Terminator
    more info:
    https://news360.com/article/504851152

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