From one of the most disadvantaged Adivasi communities of Nepal, a 21-year-old Buddhist nun who was gang-raped by five men last month in a public bus, now faces the additional ordeal of being stripped of her religious habit and turned out of the nunnery where she had been apprenticed for almost 10 years.
Now let’s think like a religious person for a moment. If my religion states that a nun shall be celibate and a virgin, and since religious dogma — by definition — is not subject to change, it perhaps makes sense that she was removed from the nunnery. (I could either pick on the religious leaders who made the decision, or I could pick on the concept of religion. I prefer the latter, always.)