Hundreds of Buddhist monks fled two major towns in eastern Myanmar on Sunday military troops clashed with armed rebels who oppose the military coup.
Local residents flocked to greet and be blessed by Luang Ta Bun Chuen, as the Buddhist monk neared the end of a 1,500-kilometer dhammayatra across Thailand.
Former acting Supreme Patriarch of Thailand and abbot of the royal Thai monastery Wat Paknam Phasi Charoen
Thai authorities release the Cambodian Buddhist monk and refugee after two days
Ven. Bor Bet is an environmental campaigner and a vocal critic of Cambodian prime minister Hun Sen
Religious groups in Myanmar say that they are being targeted in government suppression efforts, amid growing public opposition to the military junta.
Vietnamese President Nguyen Xuan Phuc offers praise for Buddhist community
Buddhist followers believe the monk’s presence has brought peace to the area amid outbreaks of violence
Vietnamese President Nguyen Xuan Phuc pays respects and offers condolences
A study of maritime Buddhism along the littoral hubs of Asia
Two UNESCO World Heritage Sites have seen widespread flooding
Traditional festival to make merit for the living and the dead