Buddhist Monks

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Freedom Of Religion In Thailand - Societal Abuses and Discrimination
... Killings clearly targeted at Buddhists increased ethnic tensions between Muslim and Buddhist communities in the far south ... provinces of Narathiwat, Pattani, Songkhla, and Yala affected the ability of some Buddhists in this predominantly Muslim region to undertake the full range of their ... were in the process of being tried for the deaths of a Buddhist monk and two novices in an October 2005 attack on a Buddhist temple in Pattani Province ...
Timeline Of The 2007 Burmese Anti-government Protests - Timeline - Escalation
... On September 22, around two thousand monks marched through Yangon and ten thousand through Mandalay, with other demonstrations in five townships across Myanmar ... appearance at the gate of her residence to accept the blessings of the Buddhist monks ... On that day, some 15,000 Buddhist monks and laymen marched through the streets of Yangon in the sixth day of escalating peaceful protests against the Burmese military regime ...
Santi Asoke
... Samana Phothirak was once a Buddhist monk of Thammayutika Nikai Sect, but his preceptor refused to take care of him after finding he had repeatedly breached the Buddhist doctrines ... he still repeatedly contravened the doctrines, the Thai Sangha (Community of Thai monks) requested the Supreme Sangha Council (SSC) to look into the case ... Several inquisitorial panels were set up to investigate the monks' complains and a decision was made that the SSC should exercise the authority under the ...
Freedom Of Religion In Burma - Status of Religious Freedom - Legal and Policy Framework
... a Department for the Promotion and Propagation of Sasana (Buddhist teaching) ... depict or describe government officials paying homage to Buddhist monks, making donations at pagodas throughout the country, officiating at ceremonies to open, improve, restore, or maintain pagodas, and organizing ... routinely feature front-page banner slogans quoting from Buddhist scriptures ...
Yao Chong - During Emperor Xuanzong's Reign
... Around that time, many men took tonsure to be Buddhist monks in order to avoid taxation and labor ... In 714, Yao, pointing out that veneration of Buddhist monks did nothing to save Later Zhao, Later Qin, Northern Qi, and Liang Dynasty, suggested that Emperor Xuanzong order a thorough review of the ... that disapproved the possibility of a Buddhist or Taoist funeral, stating Buddhism pursues cleanliness and mercy, but many foolish people seek blessings by copying sutras and building buddha statutes ...

Famous quotes containing the word monks:

    If you understand why a monkey in a family is always mocked and harassed, you understand why monks are rejected by all—both old and young.
    François Rabelais (1494–1553)