“Buddha Gone Wild.”

Via Waylon Lewis
on Sep 13, 2011
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Via Reddit:

> “despite his obvious warlike qualities, he has the buddha within his own heart.”
> “It is Gobaka, “Man of Heart”. This particular statue is in the Pahang Buddhist Association Temple in Kuantan, Malaysia.”
> “Actually, by all accounts, this was Buddha Gone Wild.”

More on aggression, anger and Buddhism here.

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About Waylon Lewis

Waylon Lewis, founder of elephant magazine, now elephantjournal.com & host of Walk the Talk Show with Waylon Lewis, is a 1st generation American Buddhist “Dharma Brat." Voted #1 in U.S. on twitter for #green two years running, Changemaker & Eco Ambassador by Treehugger, Green Hero by Discovery’s Planet Green, Best (!) Shameless Self-Promoter at Westword's Web Awards, Prominent Buddhist by Shambhala Sun, & 100 Most Influential People in Health & Fitness 2011 by "Greatist", Waylon is a mediocre climber, lazy yogi, 365-day bicycle commuter & best friend to Redford (his rescue hound). His aim: to bring the good news re: "the mindful life" beyond the choir & to all those who didn't know they gave a care. elephantjournal.com | facebook.com/elephantjournal | twitter.com/elephantjournal | facebook.com/waylonhlewis | twitter.com/waylonlewis | Google+ For more: publisherelephantjournalcom


12 Responses to ““Buddha Gone Wild.””

  1. Boy, I sure hope all Buddhists don’t grow ’em that big.

  2. catnip says:

    Actually, it’s probably a very nice size, just disproportionate to the statue…..

  3. Amy says:

    OH DEAR!!! LOL!!!!!!

  4. Plow Operator says:

    I don't understand what Elephantjournal is supposed to be. The f*ck is this sh!t?

    I'm out.

    • elephantjournal says:

      Funny that you leave us for showing a genuine Buddhist statue that shows nudity (which you're offended by) with "the f*ck is this sh!t." Awesome irony.

      Seriously, sorry if it offended. We're about life. Mindful living, more specifically. Sexiness, sense of humor, working with aggression (linked above) are all included in that. I'd hope that the fact that you don't know what to expect from elephant might be a good thing…that you might want to "belong to a club" that isn't about being a club, but is about being irreverent, genuine, fun, serious…depending on the subject.



  5. jason curtis says:

    I’m amused that some aspects of existence can be so upsetting to people. I feel similar to Venus on this one.”distrust anyone in whom the urge to punish is strong.”

  6. Dax says:

    Someone disproves of a post and angrily voices her concern, then someone else practically calls her a nazi for it. There's a lot of judging going on here… from both sides of the morality aisle. Yikes. People need to lighten up.

    Nice penis, by the way. I love this website.

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