In media reports on religious violence in Sri Lanka and Myanmar, the perspectives of moderate and progressive Buddhists are often invisible. Khin Mai Aung talks to six Theravada Buddhists about Theravada extremism.
The two most senior surviving leaders of the Khmer Rouge regime in Cambodia were found guilty of genocide in court Friday.
In Strava’s heat maps, the devotional movements of tired pilgrims become blazing symbols of sacred geography.
In an address to the people of Laos, yesterday, President Obama stressed the strengths of of Buddhist faith.
Michael Jerryson reports on the growing tension between Buddhists and Muslims, in which senior Buddhist monks actively incite violence and intolerance.
“If we want peace and justice, it is very important for Buddhists and Muslims to come together because these are two major world religions.”