Buddhist Monks
World  /  Published 08.04.21

Thai monk rescued from cave

Thai rescue workers said on Wednesday they had freed a Buddhist monk trapped inside a flooded cave in Thailand’s Phitsanulok province, after he went inside days ago to meditate. The monk, ident...
By Reuters in Bangkok

India  /  Published 16.07.20

Ayodhya: Monks on fast

Two Buddhist monks went on a day’s hunger strike to demand recognition for Ayodhya as a Buddhist site and secure for the community a share in the land allotted for the Ram temple. Gyan Ratna Bu...
By Piyush Srivastava in Lucknow

Opinion  /  Published 18.09.19

The civilizational dimension of foreign policy

That Delhi Cantonment has a long road called Ulaanbaatar Marg seems quite intriguing. I don’t know whether, like the Murree Gate, the Kashmiri Gate and the Lahori Gate in the old city, this is an ol...
By Swapan Dasgupta

Culture  /  Published 24.11.18

Sinhalese monks unleash nationalism in Sri Lanka

[{"id":1,"type":"text","value":"Lately, Buddhist monks in Sri Lanka have been losing their temper a little too often. There was that incident from March this year, when a young monk raised a battle cr...
By Sonia Sarkar


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