Temple’s chatty robot monk dispenses Buddhist wisdom – CNN.com

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Temple’s chatty robot monk dispenses Buddhist wisdom in China

Beijing (CNN)This funny-looking, chubby robot might well be the most popular Buddhist monk in China. Standing two-feet (60 centimeters) tall, Xian’er is based on a cartoon character created by a Buddhist master at Beijing’s Longquan Temple. Himself a graduate of the prestigious Peking University, Xianxun said the main reason is that the temple is in […]

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