Takeo Court jails a farmer for destroying five large Buddha statues in Koh Andet.
Most of the monks in Cambodia stay in pagodas and spread the teachings of the Buddha to his followers. But one monk opted to tread another path.
Kandal Court charges 3 men who allegedly stole 26 small Buddha statues.
There’s so much magic and mystery in Cambodian culture and traditions. And even in its arts. And though most of the beliefs are based on myths, legends and stories told by the ancestors, people respect and honour them sincerely.
Adrienne Clarkson once said, “Each of us is carving a stone, erecting a column, or cutting a piece of stained glass in the construction of something much bigger than ourselves.”
India in South Asia and Cambodia in the Southeast are, in many ways, connected to each other, with common faith playing a big role. Buddhism, which was born and flourished in India thousands of years ago.
Ratanakkiri Provincial Court charges a man with stealing 11 statues from a pagoda.
Battambang Court charges a man over the theft of two Buddha statues worth $4,800.
Ratanakkiri Provincial Court yesterday charged a disgraced monk over a stolen Buddha statue from a temple in the province.
Eileen McCormick attends a temple ceremony and encounters a sage who parties with the spirits in an animistic ritual filled with music and colour.
Intrepid traveler Jean-Francois Perigois makes his way to the ancient town of Luang Prabang, which is associated with many legends. One story has it that Buddha must have smiled when he rested there on his travels.
More than 1,000 people flocked to Oudong Mountain to observe Meak Bochea Day, the day Buddha prophesied his death.
The Ministry of Cults will take action against the director of its provincial department, after the civil servant allegedly took bribes.
The Ministry of Cults and Religion is investigating the actions of a man in Takeo who has been passing himself off as a Buddha.
Four sandstone remnants of Buddha statues dating back to the Jayavarman VII era discovered at an Angkor-era hospital site.