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Thailand's Buddhist monks order reforms ahead of royal transition

BANGKOK (Reuters) - Under growing pressure from Thailand's military government, and their own religious bodies, Buddhist monks have launched a fresh round of reforms in recent weeks to clean up temples and overhaul a religion stalked by scandal. Reuters, 10 hours ago

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Pope to meet top Buddhist monks in Myanmar, address military

VATICAN CITY (Reuters) - Pope Francis will meet Myanmar's top Buddhist monks, its military generals and civilian leader Aung San Suu Kyi in November when he visits that country and Bangladesh, both caught up in a crisis over the Rohingya Muslim minority.
 Reuters1 week ago Sri Lanka calls monks who attacked Rohingya 'animals'  Deccan Herald3 weeks ago Sri Lankan govt condemns action of Buddhist monks over Rohingya refugees in Colombo  News on Air3 weeks ago Sri Lanka: Buddhist monks -led mob attacks UN safe house for Rohingya refugees  News on Air3 weeks ago

Stage set for Dalai Lama visit in the state brBuddhist monks from NE and neighbouring Myanmar are expected to attend the spiritual leader

Stage set for Dalai Lama visit in the state Buddhist monks from NE and neighbouring Myanmar are expected to attend the spiritual leader Source: IT News
 E Pao!2 days ago Dalai Lama says Buddha would have helped Myanmar's Muslims  Deccan Herald1 month ago

Thai monks receive alms to mark a year since death of King Bhumibol

Thailand on Friday held a nationwide Buddhist almsgiving ceremony to mark the passage of a year since the death of its revered King Bhumibol Adulyadej, a father figure to the nation during a reign that spanned seven decades. As many as 199 Buddhist monks in ...
 Reuters6 days ago Thais mark new King's birthday with monks, stamps  Business Standard2 months ago Thais mark 1 year since king's death with prayers, ceremony  Business Standard6 days ago

Segregation fans fears of fresh 'cleansing' in Myanmar's Rakhine

Buddhist villagers in relatively peaceful parts of Myanmars Rakhine state are enforcing a system of local apartheid that punishes people trading with minority Muslims, fuelling fears that violence in the far northwest could spread to new areas. Ethnic ...
 Deccan Herald1 week ago

Over 300 Dalits convert to Buddhism in Gujarat

More than 300 Dalits today embraced Buddhism in Ahmedabad and Vadodara on the occasion of Ashoka Vijaya Dashami -- the day the ruler is said to have pledged non-violence and converted to the religion -- coordinators of the programmes said.Around 200 Dalits, ...
 Business Standard2 weeks ago

Down memory lane: The Buddhist lama who unified Bhutan

Thimphu, Aug 25 (IANS) Bhutan is one of the youngest democracies of the world and among those rare countries whose ruling monarchs believed in the "government of the people, for the people and by the people". But even before the monarchs, there came a ...
 Sify1 month ago

Floodwaters swallow Myanmar pagoda

Rising floodwaters have swallowed a Buddhist pagoda in central Myanmar and sent tens of thousands fleeing their homes, as the government warned of more heavy rains ahead. Dramatic footage circulating on social media showed the riverside pagoda sinking into ...
 Business Standard2 months ago

Sri Lanka arrests Buddhist monk after protest against Rohingya Muslims

COLOMBO (Reuters) - A Sri Lankan court remanded a Buddhist monk in custody on Monday after charging him with leading hardline nationalists in a protest against 31 Rohingya Muslim asylum seekers last week, forcing the refugees to flee a U.N. safe house, police ...
 Reuters2 weeks ago UNHCR alarmed at violence against Rohingyas in Sri Lanka  Reuters3 weeks ago

Myanmar journalist arrested after criticising monk

Myanmar police have arrested a prominent journalist after he criticised and allegedly defamed a Buddhist monk and leader of an influential extremist organisation, the media reported Monday.The editor of news portal Myanmar Now, Swe Win, was arrested on Sunday ...
 Prokerala2 months ago Myanmar police arrest journalist ahead of defamation trial  DNA2 months ago
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