Steven Seagal is back in the Buddhist news stream after announcing that he will give a talk on Buddhism at the Tibetan Buddhist Temple in Coombs, the only Buddhist temple on Vancouver Island, on October 2. The Vancouver Sun has the story:

While Seagal is well-known for a string of blockbuster action movies, including Above the Law and Under Siege, he is also revered as a holy man in the Buddhist religion and was recognized as a reincarnation, or ‘Tulku’, of the Buddhist Teacher Chungdrag Dorje by “His Holiness” Penor Rinpoche in 1997.

Read the rest here. Read more about Seagal’s Buddhism here in an interview at elevenshadows.com. Find our previous blog coverage here.

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