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In an exclusive interview, the wife of former phra Mitsuo Gavesako clarifies the rumours and tales of dubious attraction

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Suttirat Muttamara has definitely been one of the most talked about women in the past couple of months. 

After the news of her sudden marriage with Mitsuo Shibahashi, formerly known as Phra Mitsuo Gavesako, broke in June, she was bombarded with questions and accusations from not just the public but also many of the former monk's devoted followers.

Former abbot of the renowned Suwandavanaram forest monastery in Kanchanaburi and founder of the Maya Gotami Foundation, Shibahashi caused a religious outcry and public questioning when he quietly left the monkhood four months ago after serving Buddhism for almost four decades.

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