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  1. 21. learning | 27 Apr 2014

    Learn Thai: Yantra returns

    Learning Thai from Post Today

    By Terry Fredrickson

    » Controversial former monk Winai La-ongsuwan (Phra Yantra) was front-page news before he left for the US 20 years ago. His return was considerably quieter.

  2. 22. learning | 15 Apr 2014

    Having a tattoo at Wat Bang Phra

    Thailand through Norwegian eyes

    By Terry Fredrickson

    » Getting a tattoo the old-fashioned way from a Buddhist monk using a bamboo stick is a bit frightening, very painful and definitely worth it, says Martin Nordberg Foldmoe in the fourth story of our series “Thailand throug...

  3. 23. learning | 04 Oct 2013

    Former monk Mitsuo to tell all

    Easy English news

    By Terry Fredrickson

    » The mystery behind why Mitsuo Shibahashi, formerly known as Phra Mitsuo Gavesako, left the monkhood after almost 40 years should be cleared next Tuesday with the launching of two new books.

  4. 24. learning | 23 Jun 2013

    (Learn Thai) Thai temple may get World Heritage listing

    Learning Thai from Post Today

    By Terry Fredrickson

    » Wat Phra Mahathat Nakhon Si Thammarat has passed the fist step in the world heritage listing process.

  5. 25. 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).

  6. 26. learning | 16 Apr 2013

    Where is Steve Jobs?

    General news

    By Terry Fredrickson

    » More than a year after his death, Steve Jobs lives in parallel world not far-from his real-world Apple office, attended to by 20 servants and enjoying his new existence – that according to Phrathepyanmahamuni, the abbot ...

  7. 27. learning | 10 Apr 2013

    New 'Mae Nak' packs cinemas

    General news

    By Terry Fredrickson

    » Pee Mak Phra Kanong has become so popular that acquiring decent seats for the show at cinemas in Bangkok is almost impossible without booking hours ahead.

  8. 28. 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.

  9. 29. learning | 21 Jun 2011

    Cover-up suspected

    General news

    By Terry Fredrickson

    » The family of a Phra Mongkut Hospital doctor who remains in a coma after an apparent deliberate hit-and-run believe someone influential is delaying a full investigation

  10. 30. learning | 24 Mar 2011

    “End of the world” monk investigated

    Easy English news

    By Terry Fredrickson

    » Phra Somchai, who became famous last month for predicting the end of the world, now finds himself under investigation for actions "unbecoming of a monk".

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