Matthew Gindin reviews “If You Meet the Buddha On the Road: Buddhism, Politics and Violence” by Michael Jerryson.
After being trapped in a flooded cave for more than two weeks, the boys have ordained as monks in memory of the rescue worker who died trying to save them.
After learning to meditate while trapped in a flooded cave for 10 days, the Wild Boars soccer team may become monks to honor the diver who died during their rescue.
Sivaraksa, 85, could face 15 years in prison because he suggested that a 16th-century elephant battle might not have really happened.
Monk-scholar Thanissaro Bhikkhu recalls the life and example of King Bhumibol Adulyadej of Thailand, who died at the age of 88 earlier this month.
Thai Buddhist nuns in Rayong, previously targeted by death threats, have now been forced out of their temple due to arson attacks.
Cats in temples — what more could you want? Photographer David Wooster has launched a Kickstarter to showcase the adorable residents of Thai temples.
In Thailand, Buddhist nuns and bhikkhunis, fully ordained female monastics, are emerging as a force for reform and challenging conservative views.
Michael Jerryson reports on the growing tension between Buddhists and Muslims, in which senior Buddhist monks actively incite violence and intolerance.
In Thailand, a soldier and a Buddhist monk have been killed in a bomb attack that the military has attributed to religiously-motivated extremism.