The Buddhist DJ priest, bringing techno to the temple

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Media captionVideo of Japanese Buddhist DJ Gyosen Asakura's techno service went viral on social media.

In a small temple in Japan, DJ-turned-priest Gyosen Asakura is using his DJ skills to invoke the Buddhist "pure land" with high-tech light and electronic music, hoping to attract young people to the religion.

Video journalist: Natalia Zuo; translation by Patricia Liu

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