Deputy permanent representative of the Republic of Kalmykia Baatr Lidzhiev appealed to the leadership of TNT. The local population was allegedly outraged one of the scenes of the new TV project, in which the hero is made incorrectly, in their opinion, the statement in relation to the Buddhist statue.
Deputy permanent representative of the Republic of Kalmykia Baatr Lidzhiev appealed to the management of the TNT channel showing the series “the Street.” The official wrote a letter, demanding an apology for one episode, which showed a Buddhist statue sitting on it naked girl. According to lidzhieva, these images offend the feelings of believers. The politician noted that he received a large number of complaints from local residents, angered by this scene.
A correspondent was a letter lidzhieva addressed to the Director General of the TV channel.
“Young people in dialogue use Buddhist statue, to which is attached the figurine of a naked woman, permitted this inappropriate comparison, moving to the margin, desecrating the Shrine. We believe that this scene defile the feelings of believers, thus violating the current Russian legislation”, – has shared with journalists Lidzhiev.
In Kalmykia insist on the removal of the episode from the series. Otherwise, the local authorities are going to apply to the judicial and law enforcement agencies.
The former press Secretary of the movement “Nashi” Kristina Potupchik did not see in the episode insults the feelings of believers. The girl said that the creators of the series are engaged in educational activities, introducing a wide audience with Buddhism.
“Yab-yum – in Buddhist iconography, the image of deities and Buddhas in loving intercourse with their spouses. This technique goes back to the traditions of Tantra and refers to a unity of the two opposites, male and female. Both components are necessary to achieve enlightenment and be two of its faces, thus overcomes the dualism of subject and object. In a broader sense, Yab-yum expresses the enlightened state necessary for meditation using Adamov,” – said Potupchik.
Reporters contacted the leading Vladimir Pozner, who commented on the unfolding scandal. The TV reporter said that this is a manifestation of a sense of humor says more about the poor taste.
“I have not seen this series, so I cannot judge whether or not there is something offensive to Buddhists said or just not comme Il faut. But, judging by the description, it is rather a manifestation of bad taste that we often. I wouldn’t make this story to complain somewhere. It is best to ignore it, but if someone is offended, let him refer the complaint”, – said Vladimir Putin.
According to Posner, the law on insulting the feelings of believers is imperfect, so it can be used “just in order to settle scores”. The presenter emphasized that each such case must be considered individually.
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