A group of 10 to 12 women recently robbed two elderly monks at a Lao Buddhist temple in Phoenix, distracting them with prayer requests.
The incident: The group entered the Wat Lao Thammaram temple located at 16th and Purdue avenues in the late morning of April 8, posing as people seeking prayers, according to AZ Central.
Three young novice monks from the Balee Sathit Suksa school were crowned as champions of an esports tournament for a mobile racing game in Thailand.
The three novices emerged as the victors at the 2019 KKU Nong Khai Fair held at the Khon Kaen University, Nong Khai campus on August 19 for the online racing mobile game “Speed Drifters.”
A group of Thai monks has gone viral after performing CPR on a severely injured motorcyclist whom they had come across with while returning to their temple from a first aid training.
The resuscitation took place along a road in the district of Wang Nam Khiao, also known as Thailand’s Switzerland, in Nakhon Ratchasima Province on Tuesday.
About 230 American disciples of the United Studios of Self Defense went on a pilgrimage to the Shaolin Temple in Dengfeng, Henan Province, China, to commemorate the martial arts school’s 50th anniversary.
Led by USSD founder Charles Mattera, also known as Yandeng, the disciples received a warm welcome from Shaolin monks as well as the current abbot and 13th successor Shi Yongxin at around 9 a.m. on July 1, according to Shaolin.org.cn.
A video footage of very young Thai Buddhist monks engaging in a brutal one-on-one bare-knuckle punching match emerged recently online.
The clip of the boys in robes duking it out was reportedly filmed in Udon Thani, northern Thailand, according to Daily Mail.