Buddhist monks in New York

They’re fake, of course. They’re everywhere in New York’s touristy spots (yes, I do think New Yorkers are smarter … not easily fooled …). They even fight within, for a better spot to work/cheat. High Line Park is one of their favorite spotsI caught this monk working in May. This sign is posted at the low end of the park (the Gansevoort Street, next to Whitney Museum). New York Times in 2016 and NY Post in 2015, have reportedThey’re in Central Park too. Picture on the right is an ad for monks in China (don’t know if it’s a prank or for real): salary and fringe benefit paid to lure new monks …

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