Retrieved from Archive.org Ram Bomjon The Buddha Boy’s Reign Of Terror Continues JCLIFFORD6/2/2012 COMMENTS Last month, I wrote about how Ram Bomjon, the so-called “Buddha Boy” whom many Western Buddhists accepted without skepticism as the latest incarnation of the Buddha Siddhartha Guatama, had entered into a new phase of violent outbursts against his devotees, against the local … Continue reading Ram Bomjon The Buddha Boy’s Reign Of Terror Continues
Retrieved from Archive.org Ram Bomjon Flees To Sindhuli As His Meditation Center Is Destroyed JCLIFFORD7/9/2012 COMMENTS Ram Bomjon, a Buddhist celebrity guru in Nepal, started out as a teenager a few years back, meditating while sitting still under a tree, claiming not to have eaten, had anything to drink, or even to have moved for … Continue reading Ram Bomjon Flees To Sindhuli As His Meditation Center Is Destroyed
Retrieved from Archive.org The Returning Failure of Ram Bomjon JCLIFFORD11/13/2008 COMMENTS Ram Bomjon is back. The boy Buddha that brought fame, and tourist income, to his small village has stepped out of the jungle, where he pledged to meditate in peace for six years, and is doing his public relations schtick once more. Bomjon’s special … Continue reading The Returning Failure of Ram Bomjon
Retrieved from Archive.org I am Ram Bomjon Reincarnated JCLIFFORD11/14/2008 COMMENTS Nepal’s Buddha Boy Ram Bomjon claims to be the reincarnation of the Buddha – though Buddha himself claimed that he had transcended the cycle of death and reincarnation. That’s not all there is to the story, however. Not by far. I have an admission to make: I … Continue reading I am Ram Bomjon Reincarnated
Retrieved from Archive.org Ram Bomjon Spam: Who Has The Terrible Animal Sacrifice? JCLIFFORD8/26/2011 COMMENTS This morning, across the Internet, a spammer is placing the following comment on vegetarian blogs across the Internet: “If you are vegetarian because you love animals, please note this: in southern Nepal, 25 kilometers away from Ram Bomjon’s meditation site, the … Continue reading Ram Bomjon Spam: Who Has The Terrible Animal Sacrifice?
Retrieved from Archive.org Ram Bomjon Kicks Butt, Bloodies Critics JCLIFFORD10/10/2010 COMMENTS Devotees of Nepal’s “Buddha Boy” Ram Bomjon (Ram Bahadur Bamjan) tend to accept tales of his supernatural powers without even a fig leaf of doubt. The Wisdom Quarterly American Buddhist Journal, upon hearing stories that Bomjon has gone for years without eating any food, merely states … Continue reading Ram Bomjon Kicks Butt, Bloodies Critics
Retrieved from Archive.org Ram Bomjon, Buddha Boy Gone Wild! JCLIFFORD4/12/2012 COMMENTS Ram Bomjon thinks pretty highly of himself, and his followers think even more highly of him. They say that he’s another Buddha, “such an incarnation as only occurs once in thousands of years.” The Nepalese 20-something was known as the Buddha Boy a few years ago … Continue reading Ram Bomjon, Buddha Boy Gone Wild!
Retrieved from Archive.org Ram Bomjon Shows How Religious Myths Are Made JCLIFFORD1/25/2012 COMMENTS Over five years ago, I first reported on the story of the Buddha Boy of Nepal, Ram Bomjon. Bomjon’s followers were declaring him to be a reincarnation of the Buddha, who was sitting under a tree without moving, meditating, not even eating or … Continue reading Ram Bomjon shows how religious myths are made
Retrieved from Archive.org Latest News on Ram Bahadur Bomjon: Scientists Denied Access, Maoist Bomjon Shopping Spree Continues JIM COOK2/27/2006 COMMENTS For some months now, J. Clifford has been writing on the phenomenon of Ram Bahadur Bomjon, also known simply as Ram Bomjon in the news (links: 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5). To recap, Ram Bomjon is a 16-year-old boy born … Continue reading Latest News on Ram Bahadur Bomjon: Scientists Denied Access, Maoist Bomjon Shopping Spree Continues
Retrieved from Archive.org The Ram Bomjan Mystery: Mannequin, Chia Pet… or BOTH? by Jim 3/11/2006 @ 9:05 pm. Filed under Religion, Humor, Mysteries BBC News reports that Ram Bomjan (aka Ram Bomjon aka Ram Bahadur Bomjon aka Buddha Boy) has abruptly disappeared from the woods of Bara, Nepal. Nobody seems to know exactly what’s happened. His handlers say … Continue reading The Ram Bomjan Mystery: Mannequin, Chia Pet… or BOTH?