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Robot priest added to 400-year-old Buddhist temple in Japan: ‘It will grow in wisdom’

A 400-year-old Buddhist temple in Kyoto, Japan, is utilizing a $1 million humanoid to achieve a youthful era, however foreigners are repulsed by it.

The Kodaji Temple, in a partnership with the robotics staff at Osaka College, unveiled “Mindar” earlier this 12 months. The robotic is a 6-foot tall android, manufactured from silicon and aluminum and modeled after Kannon, the Buddhist deity of mercy who preaches what is known as the “Heart Sutra” in Japanese, with English and Chinese language translations projected on a display for vacationers.

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“Artificial intelligence has developed to such an extent we thought it logical for the Buddha to transform into a robot,” Tensho Goto, the chief steward of the temple, informed AFP. “Obviously a machine doesn’t have a soul, but Buddhist faith isn’t about believing in God. It’s about following Buddha’s path, so it doesn’t matter whether it is represented by a machine, a scrap of iron or a tree.”

Goto, a self-proclaimed “fuddy-duddy” priest, believes the robotic will assist attain the youthful era to assist overcome ache and ease struggling, the aim of the Buddhist faith.

“It is here to save anyone who seeks help,” Goto added. “Modern society brings other kinds of stress, but the goal hasn’t really changed for over 2,000 years.”

After months of temple worship with the robotic, Osaka College polled individuals about their expertise and lots of Japanese adherents expressed a constructive interplay.

“I felt a warmth you wouldn’t feel from a regular machine,” one in every of them mentioned.

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One other temple goer added: “At first it felt a little unnatural, but the android was easy to follow. It made me think deeply about right and wrong.”

Foreigners, nonetheless, have been repulsed by it.

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“It could be the influence of the Bible, but Westerners have compared it to Frankenstein’s monster,” Goto added. “Japanese people don’t possess any prejudices against robots. We were brought up on comics where robots are our friends. Westerners think differently.”

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