- Phra Dhammachayo: Charges of corruption renewed
- Late supreme patriarch wanted him expelled for violating monks' code of conduct (Patimokkha) & now another violation looms in 12-billion-baht embezzlement case. Phra Dhammachayo, founder, leader and "abbot" of the Dhammakaya Temple, has faced ...
- Mad Monks: Wirathu, Sri Lanka, and Diverting Democracy in Burma
- Neither 969 nor Bodu Bala Sena followers are allowed to wear a robe, according to the patimokkha itself. These so-called monks, and all who advocate violence as a solution, can be considered to be neither monks nor Buddhist. In Burma, the movement to ...
- Defiant Wirathu defends 'whore' slur
- But Paul Fuller, a Buddhist studies expert focused on “ethnocentric” Buddhism in Myanmar and Sri Lanka, said U Wirathu was unlikely to have violated the monastic code, known as the patimokkha. “When a monk deviates from these rules, various sanctions ...
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