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Transgender Queen Now Monk

The winner of Thailand’s 2009 “Miss Tiffany” transgender beauty contest, Sorrawee Nattee, has removed her breast implants and decided to enter the Buddhist monkhood with a plan to stay there for the rest of his life.

Numberphile in Nepal

Brady returns from Nepal with a quick video on the significance of different numbers to the Buddhist faithful.

Buddha Banned in Tehran

Iran has banned Buddha statues and police have begun confiscating them from shops in the capital Tehran because they have been deemed to be symbols of ‘cultural invasion.’ Buddha now joins Barbie and Bart Simpson dolls on the banned list. Surprisingly, Superman and Spiderman figurines are still deemed acceptable.

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