Bill Clinton Turns to Buddhism

bill and hillary clinton - yaleFor fans of the 1990s burger-and-fries loving, Southern-Baptist sounding former President of the US, some recent changes in Bill Clinton may be a bit of a surprise.

To begin with, after a 2004 heart attack, he has moved steadily toward a vegetarian, almost vegan, diet (the Christianpost reports that he occasionaly eats fish). They report him saying:

“I essentially concluded that I had played Russian roulette,” Clinton told¬†CNN‘s Sanjay Gupta regarding his previous poor health in an Aug. 2011 interview.

“I was lucky I did not die of a heart attack,” the 42nd president added.

And now, several reports suggest that he has turned to Buddhism, or at least Buddhist practices, to further improve his health.

http://www.radaronline.com/exclusives/2012/08/bill-clinton-buddhist-meditation

http://articles.timesofindia.indiatimes.com/2012-08-04/people/33034767_1_buddhist-monk-heart-woes-meditation

http://global.christianpost.com/news/bill-clinton-turns-to-buddhism-to-improve-his-health-79617/

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