Does texting fall under a monk's vow of silence, or is it allowed?
In today's blog post, we'll be discussing whether texting falls under a monk's vow of silence or if it's allowed. This topic has sparked an interesting debate as technology plays an increasingly important role in our lives. Some argue that texting allows monks to communicate without breaking their vow, while others believe it goes against the core principles of silence and contemplation. As we examine both sides of the argument, it's clear that this modern dilemma challenges traditional interpretations of a monk's vow. Ultimately, the answer may depend on the specific beliefs and values of each monastic order.read more