The Sangha Maha Nayaka Committee evicted an abbot from a monastery in Rangoon’s Dala Township that is currently in the middle of an ownership dispute with the government-backed committee.
The second season of DVB Debate begins with a discussion about whether there should be more separation between religion and the state. On the panel: writer Ye Naing Moe, politician Yan Kyaw and U Sein Win Aung, Treasurer of the Shwe Dagon Pagoda.
Religious leaders pledge to cooperate with each other to stop communal violence.
Hundreds of monks from all over Southeast Asia, Bangladesh and Nepal demonstrated in front of the United Nations building in Bangkok on Wednesday, against bomb blasts at the Mahabodhi Temple[…]
About 400 Buddhist monks and civilians marched against Time Magazine after it dubbed radical Buddhist monk Wirathu, ‘The Face of Buddhist Terror’ on its front cover. The article documented the[…]
A prominent democracy advocate urged Buddhist leaders not to use religion as a context for escalating tension in society.
About 200 senior Buddhist monks met at a monastery in Rangoon to discuss ways to end violence between Buddhists and Muslims in Burma. The monks drafted a law that proposed[…]