Thursday, March 31, 2016

A monk who founded her own monastery

Read how the first female Buddhist priest in Thailand started her own monastery and cured people of drug addictions.

Friday, December 11, 2015

Police in South Korea have detained a trade union leader who has been taking refuge in a Buddhist Temple in Seoul for almost a month.

Saturday, January 31, 2015

Communist Buddhists

There's a new trend in China  - super-rich Communist Buddhists:

Friday, March 28, 2014

Earliest ever Buddhist shrine

Archaeologists digging at Buddha's birthplace have uncovered remains of the "earliest ever Buddhist shrine".

"In our Time" archive for podcasts in the BBC Religion category

Here's the whole of the "In our Time" archive for podcasts in the Religion category:

Thai woman identified by researchers as most likely author of important Buddhist treatise

A little-known Thai woman has been identified by researchers as the most likely author of an important Buddhist treatise, previously attributed to a high-profile monk.

Friday, January 17, 2014


I'm finding Twitter to be a really good source of little snippets about Buddhism.  I follow: