Islamophobic 969 Movement Faces Prohibition in Burma

969 Movement monk speaking in Burma

It appears that the much maligned "Buddhist Terrorist" organisation known mostly for its charismatic leader U Wirathu and its use of the 969-logo (referring to the 9 attributes of the Buddha, 6 of the Dharma, and 9 of the Sangha) may be on the way out in Burma. According to the Irrawaddy, in a directive dated to August 14, the┬áState Sangha Maha Nayaka Committee (SSMNC),a government oversight committee composed of high ranking monks ruled that the 969 movement's teachings do not abide by its … [Read more...]


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