Wednesday, March 11, 2009

Proof of Karma?

I was never a believer in the Buddhism theory of Karma. Karma is the law of moral causation. It is the belief that in this world nothing happens to a person that he does not for some reason or other deserve. After reading the excerpted story from, I will have to reconsider my beliefs.
Monkey gets revenge on owner who forced him to climb trees for coconuts... by killing him with a well-aimed coconut

By Andrew Drummond

A monkey enjoys a Pepsi during an annual monkey feast in Lopburi province, north of Bangkok held to promote tourism (file photo). A monkey like this one is believed to have killed its owner with a coconut

A monkey who tired of being forced to climb trees to pick coconuts killed his owner with a well-aimed coconut.

The owner died immediately from the monkey's throw from the top of a tree in the Thai Province of Nakorn Sri Thammarat, according to the Samui Express newspaper.

The newspaper said that Leilit Janchoom, 48, had beaten the monkey whenever he showed any hesitance to climb a tree.

The owner was insistent because he got the equivalent of 4p for every coconut picked. (excerpt) read more at

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