Activist known as Ko Kyaw, left background in blue pants, gestures during a meeting with protesting Buddhist monks who occupy the office entrance to the Chinese copper mine company Wan Bao Co. Ltd in Letpadaung mine, Monywa town shop, northwestern Myanmar, Wednesday, Nov 28, 2012. Hundreds of Buddhist monks and villagers occupying a Letpadaung mine defied a government order to leave by Wednesday, saying they will stay until the project is halted. The protest is the latest example of increased activism by citizens since an elected government took over last year following almost five decades of repressive military rule. (AP Photo/Gemunu Amarasinghe)

105-year-old Zen Buddhist master allegedly groped female students for over 50 years

A 105-year-old Zen Buddhist master has been accused of sexually assaulting his female students during private teaching sessions.

Joshu Sasaki, best known for being the teacher of artist Leonard Cohen, has allegedly groped and sexually harassed women across the U.S. for over 50 years.

An independent council of Buddhist leaders recently admitted to ignoring years of accusations against the famously charismatic ‘roshi’.

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