Sayasith Sitthipanyo, a Buddhist Monk in Nashville, Tennessee, has been arrested and charged with sexual battery by an authority figure.
The alleged crime involved a 15-year-old boy.
His charges include seven counts of sexual battery by an authority figure and eight counts of displaying sex acts to a minor 13 or older.
Sitthipanyo allegedly had sexual contact with the boy and watched porn with him.
The contact continued allegedly between February and May of this year at the temple.
He is being held on a $200,000 bond.