theravada_guy wrote:Greetings all,
If, by chance sometime in the future I ever get the chance to do pilgrimage to the Four Sacred Shrines or go to any temple in a Theravadin land, will I ever get looked at strangely because I'm a Westerner? I know when I was a Hindu, sometimes I would get weird looks and I know some of their temples won't let Westerners inside the premises. I don't figure this would happen in Buddhism, at least not the no-admittance thing. But I just want to be sure. Thanks.
pilgrim wrote:My experience is that temples don't really care so much about the colour of your skin, but what you wear...shorts, revealing tops, etc. Just so happens that western tourists in Asian climates tend to dress like that.
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