Hong Kong: China is facing humiliation after its senior Lama, Master Xuecheng, is accused of sexually harassing two nuns. Xuecheng, the face of China’s Buddhism for a number of years, now stands disgraced. Xuecheng has stepped down from his position in the Buddhist Association of China, as the abbot of the historic Longquan Temple in Beijing, and other positions.
Both the alleged victims in the matter, who happened to be graduates from China’s elite Tsing Hua University, lent credence to their charges. A 95-page letter of damnation has been circulating on social media in China, despite desperate early attempts by the State to restrict their circulation.
In keeping with default reaction, the Chinese media deleted all references to the matter, including the official Xinhua site.