The Monk That Wanted To Renounce Asceticism Summary:
In the rural northeastern mountainous regions stands a tiny Buddhist temple, named One Finger Temple. It isn’t a large one but it is extremely miraculous. The temple has rice that emanates an aromatic fragrance. The temple has sweet and refres.h.i.+ng water that rivals ambrosia. The temple has Buddhas that grant wishes to the sincere. The temple isn’t large but it has everything. The temple isn’t large but it has flouris.h.i.+ng incense offerings that far exceed all temples. The temple isn’t large but it attracts both citizens and foreigners that line up overnight… The temple has a bald but handsome monk. Every day, he would bawl, “I want to renounce asceticism! I want to marry a chick that’s not too pretty, have a cute baby, and lead a stable life!” This book is a casual novel that introduces various Chinese traditional customs, as well as Buddhist ones. It strives to be a positive book, allowing people to reflect on how they should live their lives and treat others.