[

buddhist temple

]

Japan Buddhist temples survive Covid-19 lockdown with online funerals, Zen apps

Zen meditation apps, memorial services held online including match-making services keep Japan's Buddhist temples afloat amid Covid-19 lockdown
Japan Buddhist temples survive Covid-19 lockdown with online funerals, Zen apps(Photo by Lisanto and Markus Winkler on Unsplash)
Japan Buddhist temples survive Covid-19 lockdown with online funerals, Zen apps(Photo by Lisanto and Markus Winkler on Unsplash)
Updated on Mar 06, 2021 06:12 PM IST
Copy Link
Bloomberg |

Road tripping in Thailand: Weekend getaways to beat the crowds

For a Thai road less travelled, try one of these getaways outside Bangkok, far from the overly Instagrammed backpacker hotspots or the party scene of Phuket or Pattaya.
There’s a lot more to explore in Thailand that makes it one of the world’s most popular destinations.(Unsplash)
There’s a lot more to explore in Thailand that makes it one of the world’s most popular destinations.(Unsplash)
Updated on Oct 11, 2019 11:02 AM IST
Copy Link
Bangkok | ByAssociated Press

Drought reveals lost temple in Thailand, thousands flock to see it

Hundreds of people walked through the broken temple structures to pay respects to a headless 4-metre tall Buddha statue, adorning it with flowers.
A family prays near the ruins of a headless Buddha statue, which has resurfaced in a dried-up dam due to drought, in Lopburi, Thailand.(REUTERS)
A family prays near the ruins of a headless Buddha statue, which has resurfaced in a dried-up dam due to drought, in Lopburi, Thailand.(REUTERS)
Published on Aug 08, 2019 04:39 PM IST
Copy Link
LOPBURI, Thailand | ByReuters

‘Sri Lanka attack to avenge Syria ouster’: IS chief Baghdadi in first video in 5 years

The US-based SITE Intelligence Group said the acknowledgement of the Sri Lanka attack by Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi came during his first propaganda video in five years.
A bearded man with Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi's appearance speaks in this screen grab taken from video released on April 29, 2019.(REUTERS)
A bearded man with Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi's appearance speaks in this screen grab taken from video released on April 29, 2019.(REUTERS)
Updated on Apr 30, 2019 10:13 AM IST
Copy Link
Colombo | ByAgencies

Sri Lanka intelligence warns of attack on Buddhist temples: Report

Intelligence officers have found white pairs of skirts and blouses from the safehouse which was raided on Friday night in Sainthamaradu area, 364 km from Colombo, reports the Daily Mirror.
Security personnel stand guard in front of St. Anthony's Shrine in Colombo on April 23, 2019, two days after a series of bomb blasts targeting churches and luxury hotels in Sri Lanka.(AFP)
Security personnel stand guard in front of St. Anthony's Shrine in Colombo on April 23, 2019, two days after a series of bomb blasts targeting churches and luxury hotels in Sri Lanka.(AFP)
Published on Apr 29, 2019 12:04 PM IST
Copy Link
Colombo | ByIndo Asian News Service

Kerala government opposes plea to restrain non-Hindus, non-idol worshippers in Sabarimala temple

In its preliminary objection filed in the court against BJP functionary T G Mohan Das’s plea, the government submitted that it was an openly debated fact that Sabarimala was originally a place of worship which belonged to tribals.
Kerala has been on a boil after the September 28 Supreme Court verdict, permitting women of all age groups into the Sabarimala temple.(PTI)
Kerala has been on a boil after the September 28 Supreme Court verdict, permitting women of all age groups into the Sabarimala temple.(PTI)
Published on Nov 12, 2018 10:13 PM IST
Copy Link
Kochi | ByPress Trust of India

Thai police arrest monks amid crackdown on illegal financial dealings by Buddhist temples

Thai police raided four Buddhist temples and arrested prominent monks in what they say is the government’s latest bid to reform Buddhism, whose image has been sullied by money and sex scandals involving monks.
Among those arrested was Phra Buddha Issara, 62, an activist monk who led street protests in 2014 and launched a campaign to clean up Buddhism, but gained enemies by publicly naming other religious leaders he accused of wrongdoing.(Reuters)
Among those arrested was Phra Buddha Issara, 62, an activist monk who led street protests in 2014 and launched a campaign to clean up Buddhism, but gained enemies by publicly naming other religious leaders he accused of wrongdoing.(Reuters)
Updated on May 24, 2018 03:50 PM IST
Copy Link
Reuters, Bangkok | ByHT Correspondent

Headed to Hong Kong? These local festivals will mesmerise you

Hong Kong has something for everyone and if your family is full of enthusiastic travellers who want to soak in some festival spirit, this is the right time.
A Cantonese opera at the Cheung Chau Bun festival.(Shutterstock)
A Cantonese opera at the Cheung Chau Bun festival.(Shutterstock)
Updated on May 22, 2018 12:26 PM IST
Copy Link
Asian News International, New Delhi | ByAsian News International

Man found dead in Yerawada with head smashed

Kadale was found lying in the pool of his blood after his head was smashed with a rock. The police found that he had been drinking between 2 am to 6 am when the murder is suspected to have happened. 
His body was found in the open ground near Yerawada Mental Asylum located close to Commerzone information technology park around 6 am on Wednesday.(HT PHOTO)
His body was found in the open ground near Yerawada Mental Asylum located close to Commerzone information technology park around 6 am on Wednesday.(HT PHOTO)
Updated on Apr 19, 2018 04:28 PM IST
Copy Link
Hindustan Times, Pune | ByShalaka Shinde
SHARE
Story Saved
×
Saved Articles
Following
My Reads
Sign out
New Delhi 0C
Saturday, November 27, 2021