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Activist monk seeks Buddhism overhaul in Thailand over corruption fears

By Amy Sawitta Lefevre, Reuters, Mar 1, 2015



NAKHON PATHOM, Thailand
-- Phra Buddha Issara is a monk with a mission. From his Buddhist temple near Bangkok he is calling for a radical overhaul of Thai Buddhism, fearing millions of dollars in temple donations and a rapidly modernizing nation are corrupting monks.

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Religion not as clear as black and white
by Kuo Yong Kooi, The Malaysian Insider, 2 March 2015
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia -- If someone hands me a copy of the Quran, I would be happy to accept it with no ill will in my heart. I concluded long ago that all religious texts in this world are used as guidelines to improve human behaviours.  More


Chinese Scholars to Create a Four-Language Dictionary to Aid Buddhist Manuscript Research
by Erika Miranda, Yibada, Mar 3, 2015
Beijing, China -- A Chinese political advisor and Tibetan scholar revealed to the Xinhua News Agency on Monday China’s plan to compile a polylingual dictionary on manuscripts in Buddhism this year.  More


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