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February 26, 2020

Bottles for blessings: Thai Buddhist temple recycles plastics into robes

REUTERS ENVIRONMENT FEBRUARY 6, 2020 / 4:17 PM / 19 DAYS AGO Patpicha Tanakasempipat, Jiraporn Kuhakan BANGKOK (Reuters) – At a Buddhist temple south of Bangkok, a monk watches as a machine presses down on thousands […]
February 24, 2020

The Best Thing of Loy Kratong Day (Repost)

by Master Acharavadee Wongsakon (Please find Thai version below) The Loy Krathong festival is a beautiful tradition. It allows us humans to cultivate the sense of gratitude to nature. Under some circumstances, humans have learned […]
December 29, 2019

Former Office of Buddhism chief sentenced to 20 years for corruption

 December 28, 2019  May Taylor PHOTO: National Office of Buddhism Former director of the National Office of Buddhism (N.O.B.), Panom Sornsilp, was sentenced to 20 years in prison today (Friday), after being found guilty by […]
December 29, 2019

Large Buddha statue set to be installed in Bangkok

THAILAND Sunday, 29 Dec 2019 BANGKOK (ANN): A 69-metre-tall Dhammakaya Thep Mongkol Buddha statue with a 40-metre lap has been built for Wat Paknam Bhasicharoen, a royal temple located in the Phasi Charoen district of […]
December 2, 2019

MARKETING THE BUDDHA AND ITS BLASPHEMY

Buddhism Conference 12 October 2016 Off one of Bangkok’s busy streets is a winding road bedecked with  businesses, condominiums, a Christian Church, and near its end, the School of Life. It is here that one […]
October 6, 2019

The UFO seekers flocking to a remote Thai hilltop in search of Buddhist aliens

Richard S. Ehrlich, CNN • Published 6th October 2019 On the hunt for extraterrestrials: A forest reserve in central Thailand is attracting UFO seekers who believe Buddhist aliens are visiting the site and sending telepathic communiques. The home […]
September 15, 2019

There is gold underneath it all

officially titled Phra Phuttha Maha Suwana Patimakon, is a gold Maravijaya Attitude seated Buddharupa statue, with a weight of 5.5 tonnes. It is located in the temple of Wat Traimit, Bangkok, Thailand.
August 18, 2019

Drought in Thailand Reveals Amazing Lost Buddhist Temple

A Buddhist temple lost a couple decades ago in Thailand has now amazingly revealed itself again due to a recent drought.
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