Bangkok Podcast: Robin Moore

2017-10-18T21:48:01+00:00

Bangkok Podcast 53: Robin Moore

In our continuing Bangkok Podcast Buddhism series, we sit down with Robin Moore, who spent over a decade as a monk in both the UK and Thailand, but eventually left the monk hood and rejoined lay-life. He tells us about his interesting journey, from being drawn to Buddhism as a teenager, to going on alms rounds in the UK (and trying to make it not look like begging), to why his mother cried when he joined the monk hood – and cried again when he left.

We also cover the difficulties in fitting back in to a life that is generally at odds with a monastic one – everything from dating to driving a car to playing sports. Robin gives us a personal and fascinating look into his life pre-, during, and post-monk hood.

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