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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. 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.

  4. 4. news | 17 Dec 2014

    Human rights group offers to mediate female monks row

    religion

    By Lamphai Intathep, Newspaper section: News

    » The National Human Rights Commissioner (NHRC) has offered to mediate the dispute between the Sangha Supreme Council and Bhikkhunis, or female monks, to ensure freedom of religion is upheld.

  5. 5. news | 10 Dec 2014

    Monks, garment workers lead Cambodia rally on Human Rights Day

    By AFP

    » Thousands of Cambodians, including Buddhist monks and garment workers, on Wednesday rallied across the capital calling for respect for human rights and the release of a group of jailed land activists.

  6. 6. news | 03 Dec 2014

    19 Khmer monks busted in Phuket

    » Nineteen Cambodian monks were arrested and defrocked Tuesday in Phuket after police found them to be in Thailand illegally and soliciting donations.

  7. 7. news | 02 Dec 2014

    Sri Lanka monks warn of poll violence

    By AFP

    » An influential party of Buddhist monks warned Tuesday of violence during Sri Lanka's upcoming presidential election, two weeks after it defected from the coalition government.

  8. 8. 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?

  9. 9. 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.

  10. 10. 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.

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