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.
Buddhism for Development has urged the public not to look down on all monks just because of the actions of a few bad apples.
Thousands of people, including monks and government officials, yesterday observed Meak Bochea day at Oudong hill in Kandal province’s Ponhea Leu district where it is home to relics of the Buddha.
Four monks are defrocked and expelled from a pagoda in Kampong Speu province for drinking alcohol in their rooms.
Officially, only men can become monks and novices in Thailand under a Buddhist order that since 1928 has forbidden the ordination of women. But that edict is slowly being challenged.
Preah Sihanouk Court charges five people who posed as monks to collect money from the public in Prey Nop district on Saturday.
Hindu monks linked to Modi’s Hindu nationalist party protest for building a temple.
The Interior Ministry and Cults and Religion Ministry are working together with religious leaders to discourage drug use within religious institutions and educate people about the dangers of drugs.
Over 200,000 monks protesting near a disputed religious site dispersed peacefully.
The word “Vipassana” conjures up the stereotypical image of elderly people, or monks and nuns sitting in meditation, chanting and lighting incense in a pagoda.
Royal Academy president has drawn ire from monks after suggesting a discipline law.
A two-day blessing ceremony is dedicated to the victims of Pol Pot’s regime.
Daun Penh police bust five men for allegedly pretending to be Buddhist monks.
Tboung Khmum Court charges four men who allegedly posed as monks to collect food from residents in Chup.
Over 240 monks pray for peace and the safety of people travelling on National Road 7.
Myanmar’s monks challenge Facebook bans over hate messages targeting Rohingya.
Thailand’s King revokes the monastic ranks of seven senior Buddhist monks.
Thai police raid 4Buddhist temples, arresting several prominent monks in the year’s biggest such operation.
Thai authorities arrest 4 Cambodian monks for illegally crossing into the country.
Two men are charged for impersonating monks and stealing a motorbike.
Swapping their maroon robes for running shoes, seven Buddhist monks take off at a sprint across the hills surrounding their remote village in the foothills of Nepal’s Himalayas.
Local authorities have been urged to crack down on fundraising in public places.
PM calls on monks to educate people to respect traffic laws and avoid drug use.
The abbot of Chbar Ampov pagoda filed a lawsuit against the president of the League for Democracy Party.
The former monks allegedly axed the young man to death on November 17 in Kampot.
The Buddhist ceremony is to show that Cambodia is a peaceful and stable country.
Nearly 90 monks at Sasar Muayroy Pagoda in Kratie province suffer severe food poisoning after eating fish stew.
A woman is under arrested for allegedly scamming three monks from a pagoda in Poipet.
Five monks and two students are charged at the Kampot provincial court with drug use and trafficking.
Siem Reap Provincial Court is charging two men for impersonating monks collecting alms for the construction of a temple.