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October 25th, 2015

Best excuse ever

For sheer inventiveness, it doesn’t get much better, you have to admit.

“Sorry, m’lud, can’t come to court, because I’ve got to get there on foot, since I have renounced the world, and it’s 2200 km away so that will take me 8 months to walk!”

Fab excuse.

I’m a tad confused about the rights & wrongs of the monk’s crime, to be honest.  But suffice it to say that I’m all for walking, and hats off to him for tackling 10-12km per day.



3 comments to Best excuse ever

  • Beatrix

    Bal Diksha?
    The practice of renouncing the world by children?
    Forging a gov’t notification too.

  • christine

    Courtesy Mr. Wikipedia = “Bal diksha or the induction of minors in monastic order” – so, yes, I guess it is a sort of renouncing of the world, Beatrix. Depends whether the “bal” have the right later on to renounce their forced renunciation, I guess. But I suspect the forging of a government notification is the truly serious offence here 🙂

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