June 16, 2006

Cambodian monks have permission to watch the World Cup ... but are forbidden to gamble, laugh, cheer or scream while doing so.

Normally these monks never watch television.

However, Non Ngeth, the Supreme Patriarch of Cambodia's Buddhist Monks, has given exceptional permission for the monks to watch the World Cup games.

Nonetheless, he has banned specific behaviors.

Want to read the Associated Press article?
Click HERE for it.

2 Comments:

Anonymous Bob Farrell said...

Now THAT, is a spiritual exercise!

4:48 PM  
Blogger Father Stephanos, O.S.B. said...

I wonder if beer would help....

4:59 PM  

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