• Mon, 17 Sep 2018 13:03
    Buddhist amulets worn by 70 per cent of Thais, survey finds
    More than 70 per cent of Thais wear Buddha amulets, a Suan Dusit Poll has revealed, whether as a matter of faith or worship, belief in its protective power or as a gift from respected seniors.
  • Thu, 06 Sep 2018 09:07
    Man meditates in temple … then hangs himself
    A Buddhist man was found hanged inside a temple compound in Loei province’s Dan Sai district on Wednesday evening after being seen meditating nearby.
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  • Mon, 03 Sep 2018 10:18
    Buddhist grotto relics found in NW China
    Archaeologists recently discovered Buddhist grotto relics dating back to Ming Dynasty (1368-1644) in the northern part of Northwest China's Shaanxi province.
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  • Sat, 01 Sep 2018 16:16
    Buddhist monk held over sexual abuse at Indian meditation school
    Indian police have arrested a senior Buddhist monk accused of sexually abusing 15 boys at a meditation centre he ran in a holy city, officials said Saturday.
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  • Sun, 26 Aug 2018 01:00
    Buddhist monks battling deforestation in Cambodia
    His memories often bring But Buntenh back to Cambodia 30 years ago. There were jungles as far as the eye could see. Centuries-old trees gave shade and provided shelter to birds and wild animals.
  • Sat, 25 Aug 2018 14:04
    Buddhist monk found dead in Chai Nat temple
    The decomposing body of a Buddhist monk was found in his living quarters at a temple in Chai Nat on Saturday morning.
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  • Fri, 24 Aug 2018 16:39
    Nine-year-old boy dies after beating by Buddhist monk
    A nine-year-old Buddhist novice has died after a beating by a Thai monk who allegedly battered him with a stick and slammed his head against a pillar, officials said Friday.
  • Thu, 23 Aug 2018 16:43
    China investigates top Buddhist leader for sexual assault
    The former head of China's government-run Buddhist association is under criminal investigation for alleged sexual assault, the country's top religious authority said Thursday.
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  • Wed, 15 Aug 2018 08:42
    Chon Buri monk arrested, defrocked for abusing ‘ice’
    Police arrested a Buddhist monk in Chon Buri’s Sattahip district on Wednesday morning for having allegedly used crystal meth stuffed into the sweets given to him as alms.
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  • Sat, 04 Aug 2018 12:20
    ‘Wild Boars’ finish ordination as Buddhist novices
    Eleven “Wild Boar” footballers left their nine-day ordination as Buddhist novices on Saturday morning, in which they made merit for their hero, an ex-Navy Seal who died during their rescue from the Tham Luang cave in Chiang Rai.
  • Sat, 28 Jul 2018 13:38
    Cambodia's Buddhist clergy divided over controversial poll
    Buddhist monk Sao Chanthol will cast his ballot for Cambodia's ruling party on Sunday, but the vote has exposed a deep fracture in the 60,000-strong clergy with some planning to stay home to protest a ban on the opposition in what is now effectively a one-party state.
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  • Fri, 27 Jul 2018 18:16
    PHOTO: Thai Buddhists celebrate ahead of the Buddhist Lent or Khao Pansa day
    Thai people in traditional costumes carry candles on boats during celebrations to mark the start of the Buddhist Lent in Phak Hai district of Ayutthaya Province on Friday.
  • Fri, 27 Jul 2018 14:41
    Surin’s elephants carry monks into rain retreat
    Tourists joined residents of Surin’s Muang district on Friday morning in distributing alms to monks riding elephants to mark Asanha Pucha Day and the beginning of Buddhist Lent.
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  • Thu, 26 Jul 2018 15:02
    Schools boss plans Mu Pa’s education
    As the 12 members of Mu Pa football team began their first day of Buddhist monastic routines at Chiang Rai's Wat Phra That Doi Tung on Thursday, Chiang Rai Primary Educational Service director Kittichai Muangma revealed his plan to teach the 11 novices at the monasteries so they could catch up with classmates.
  • Thu, 26 Jul 2018 11:27
    Alcohol sales ban tightened for Asanha Bucha, Lent
    Police will strictly enforce the ban on liquor and beer sales on Asanha Bucha (July 27) and Buddhist Lent, Royal Thai Police deputy spokesman Pol Col Krissana Pattanacharoen said.
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