The sesame oil money in the merit box of Shenxiuan in Gangxi Town, Chongming District, Shanghai was recently stolen. The police arrested the suspected thief Qin Nan. He admitted that he had stolen the sesame oil money in 9 merit boxes, but argued that “it was borrowing, not theft.” Because he once asked the Bodhisattva if he could take the money from the merit box, “the Bodhisattva said “Okay” with his hand. Of course, the police did not accept this belief and arrested Tan Nan on suspicion of theft. Did it. Many netizens left messages in the comment area and ridiculed “This is an oligarch” and “Bodhisattva said 30, and he will be sentenced to 30 years.”
Southern Metropolis Daily reported that the Shenxiu Nunnery in Shanghai called the police and reported that the sesame oil money in the merit box had been stolen. The nunnery empties sesame oil money into the merit box every ten days. Compared to before, this time sesame oil when the number of pilgrims was almost the same there was less money. over half. The screws on each merit box were loose, showing clear signs of theft. After receiving the call, Chongming police immediately launched an investigation and identified the suspect, surnamed Qin.
After investigation, Tan Nan went to relevant temples and nunneries in Chongming in mid-October. On the morning of October 23, he climbed the wall and entered Shenxiu Nunnery and stole 9 merit boxes and sesame oil money.
Tan Nan also argued that he was not stealing, but borrowing. “I asked Bodhisattva if I could take money from the merit box? Bodhisattva is fine!” Tan Nan was criminally detained by Chongming police on suspicion of theft.
According to Da Bo cultureWeChatPublic account, the so-called Bodhisattva Bi-Ok is actually the “Shia Seal” among the “Eight Postures” of the Bodhisattva in Buddhism, also known as the Refuge Seal and the Dharma Protector Seal. The tip of the left thumb lightly touches the tip of any finger except the little finger. The other three fingers are naturally raised, representing taking refuge in the three treasures of the Buddha, Dharma and Sangha. Those who hold this seal include Maharashtra Tathagata, Avalokiteshvara Bodhisattva, Green Tara, etc.