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  1. 1. learning | 23 Sep 2011

    Squabbling monks

    Easy English news

    By Terry Fredrickson

    » Buddhist monks are supposed to live peaceful lives, setting an example for the ordinary people they serve. Thus, residents living around a temple have reacted angrily to a dispute involving monks there.

  2. 2. learning | 18 Aug 2011

    Isan monks helping their communities

    About Buddhism

    By Jon Fernquest

    » Development monks help their poor communities with economic and educational needs, living examples of why monks still matter.

  3. 3. learning | 10 Jun 2014

    Monks in Rural Thailand

    Special feature

    By Terry Fredrickson

    » Lee Craker is a professional photographer who moved to rural Thailand several years ago. This has resulted in a remarkable photographic study of rural Thai monks.

  4. 4. news | 20 Jan 2015

    Family-minded monks desert temple

    » A once-popular Buddhist temple in Nakhon Sawan has been left abandoned and overgrown for almost a year after its former abbot and monks left to start families.

  5. 5. learning | 10 Jul 2014

    Flying monks

    Really easy English news

    By Terry Fredrickson

    » Should monks be flying on broomsticks around the grounds of their temple?

  6. 6. learning | 27 Sep 2013

    Money, monks just don't mix

    About religion

    By Jon Fernquest

    » According the rules of conduct (Vinaya) monks cannot even touch money. At Buddhadasa Bhikkhu's Suan Mokh forest monastery finances handled transparently by a foundation.

  7. 7. learning | 31 Jul 2013

    Temple cash: Where does it go?

    About religion

    By Jon Fernquest

    » Auditors & accounting training for monks needed to prevent powerful monks from taking donation money for personal wealth.

  8. 8. learning | 17 Jun 2013

    Monks' luxurious lifestyle under fire (updated)

    Easy English news

    By Terry Fredrickson

    » The lifestyle of some of Thailand's more "successful" monks is again drawing criticism. Luxury sports cars, private jet travel, Louis Vuitton bags don't seem to fit the image of a life of restraint.

  9. 9. learning | 24 Jan 2013

    Monks who are women?

    About religion

    By Jon Fernquest

    » At first locals thought the monks who came for food each morning were men, but then, slowly, they realized... they were actually women.

  10. 10. learning | 25 Jun 2012

    Bee attack on 76 monks

    About health

    By Jon Fernquest

    » 19 in serious condition, 6 in coma in Chiang Mai, novice monks just cleaning up the temple grounds when swarm of bees attacked them.

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