Following up on this earlier post
about museums in Asia that depict Buddhist Hell, BoingBoing reader Heng-Cheong
sends us more photos of the Hell exhibit in Singapore's Tiger Balm
Gardens, better known locally as Haw Par Villa. Shown here, the Filthy Blood Pond, part of a special section in Hell reserved for sinners who have (begin quote)
* kidnapped little boys [Ed. note: AHEM, cough cough]
* claimed to have lost somebody's deposit (probably an estate agent)
* are an incompetent physician or
* are a matchmaker
"For this, you are slapped with extreme thirst and hunger, soaked in ice, dipped in volcano, or forced to bathe in filthy blood."
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