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  1. 31. learning | 13 Apr 2014

    Foreigners awakening

    Thailand through Norwegian eyes

    By Terry Fredrickson

    » “Everywhere I went there were temples and monks, something I had never seen before,” writes Norwegian student Per Marius Nerby, who came away with as many questions as answers from his fascinating experience.

  2. 32. learning | 19 Apr 2013

    Ancient Thai History: Sacred sema stones in Isan

    About history & religion

    By Jon Fernquest

    » Ancient Dvaravati city in Kalasin known for "sema stones" that mark boundary of Phra Ubosot (ordination halls for Buddhist monks).

  3. 33. learning | 14 Nov 2012

    Afghan Buddha statues in danger

    General news

    By Terry Fredrickson

    » A group of about 100 monks and Buddhists called on the United Nations and Unesco yesterday to help save the remains of ancient Buddha sculptures threatened by a copper mining project in Afghanistan.

  4. 34. learning | 03 Aug 2012

    Thais flock to temples for Asarnha Bucha

    General news

    By Terry Fredrickson

    » Buddhist devotees throughout Thailand flocked to temples Thursday to offer alms to monks as they marked Asarnha Bucha Day.

  5. 35. learning | 25 Jul 2012

    Olympic prep includes temples, monks and amulets

    General news

    By Terry Fredrickson

    » For many Thai athletes, their skills alone may not be enough to bring sporting success so they turn to spiritual powers for help.

  6. 36. learning | 19 Jun 2012

    Time stands still

    About Buddhism & travel

    By Jon Fernquest

    » Far away in the hills of Chiang Rai, monks travel by horse to receive their morning food from villagers as they have done for hundreds of years.

  7. 37. learning | 05 Apr 2012

    Monks' city walk criticised, defended

    General news

    By Terry Fredrickson

    » Criticised by a senator, the Wat Phra Dhammakaya temple's mass thudong pilgrimage through downtown Bangkok has been defended by the Office of National Buddhism.

  8. 38. learning | 20 May 2011

    Decentralise to save Southern Thailand

    About government

    By Jon Fernquest

    » Savage beheadings, car bombs and attacks on monks, all driven by an "endless cycle of revenge," must end.

  9. 39. learning | 03 Feb 2011

    quarters

    Words in the news

    By Terry Fredrickson

    » rooms that are provided for people (monks, soldiers, servants, etc.) to live in ที่พักอาศัย

  10. 40. learning | 31 Jan 2011

    Well-known Forest monk passes away

    General news

    By Terry Fredrickson

    » Luangta Maha Bua Yannasampanno, one of Thailand's most famous monks, passed away yesterday at the age of 98.

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