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Stamp on Sri Lankan Buddhist <strong>monk</strong> Dharmapala released

Stamp on Sri Lankan Buddhist monk Dharmapala released

25 Oct 2014

New Delhi: A commemorative postage stamp on Sri Lankan Buddhist monk Anagarika Dharmapala, who is credited to have revived Buddhism in India in the 19th century, was released here on Saturday by President Pranab Mukherjee.

Sri lankan Buddhist monk,   Dharmapala,   Buddhist monk,   Sri Lanka,   Stamp,   Anagarika Dharmapala,   Buddhism stamp,   President,   Pranab Mukherjee,  
Xi invites Modi to visit his hometown Xian in China

Xi invites Modi to visit his hometown Xian in China

19 Sep 2014

Beijing: Buoyed by his visit to Prime Minister Narendra Modi's home state Gujarat, Chinese President Xi Jinping in a reciprocal gesture invited him to his hometown Xian, where the famous Buddhist monk Hiuen Tsang spent his last years after his return from India some 2,000 years ago.

Xi Jinping,   Hiuen Tsang,   Xian,   Buddhist monk,   Narendra Modi,   Chinese President,   India-China relations,   India-China border,   India-China ties ,  
Australian swimmers come under fire for gun photos

Australian swimmers come under fire for gun photos

07 Jun 2012

Controversial duo Nick D'Arcy and Kenrick Monk will meet with Swimming Australia (SAL) officials to explain their actions after being forced to remove pictures of themselves posing with guns on their social media accounts.   

Nick D'Arcy,   Kenrick Monk,   Swimming Australia,   London Olympics ,  
Social media ban imposed on gun-slinging swimmers

Social media ban imposed on gun-slinging swimmers

11 Jun 2012

Australian swimmers Nick D'Arcy and Kenrick Monk will not be able to use social media during the London Games after angering the country's Olympic Committee (AOC) by posting photos of themselves with guns on their accounts last week.   

Australian swimmers,   Nick D'Arcy,   Kenrick Monk,   London Games,   Australian Olympic Committee,   AOC,   ,  
<strong>Monk</strong> who learnt Ladakhi through films

Monk who learnt Ladakhi through films

28 Jun 2014

Leh: Thuksey Rinpoche, a monk from Ladakh, was sent to Darjeeling when he was two years old and later to Bhutan for his further studies. Rinpoche did not know Ladakhi and his native culture but he credits local films for teaching him the language and traditions.

Monk,   Thuksey Rinpoche,   monk from Ladakh,   Ladakh International Film Festival,   Ladakhi films,  
<strong>Monk</strong> on hunger strike, wants more security at Bodh Gaya

Monk on hunger strike, wants more security at Bodh Gaya

13 Jul 2013

A Buddhist monk is on hunger strike in Bihar's Bodh Gaya town to demand special security arrangements at the revered Mahabodhi temple following the July 7 serial bomb blasts that left two people injured.

Bodh Gaya,   Monk on hunger strike in Bodh Gaya,   Bodh Gaya blast,   Mahabodhi temple,   Central Industrial Security Force ,  
China detains Buddhist <strong>monk</strong> for inciting self-immolations

China detains Buddhist monk for inciting self-immolations

09 Dec 2012

Grappling with recurring suicides by Tibetans protesting Chinese rule, police in China have detained a Buddhist monk and his nephew accusing them of inciting a series of self-immolations on the "instructions" of the Dalai Lama and his followers in India.

Buddhist monk,   detention of Buddhist monk,   Chinese government,   Dalai Lama,  
 <strong>Monk</strong> among five held for inciting self-immolations in Tibet

Monk among five held for inciting self-immolations in Tibet

28 Feb 2013

In a crackdown against people allegedly involved in inciting self-immolation protests in Tibet, Chinese police have arrested five Tibetans, including a 21-year-old Buddhist monk, for trying to motivate three people to set themselves ablaze.

Tibet,   China-Tibet relations,   Self-Immolation ,  
Myanmar regime hardliner Than Shwe 'becomes a <strong>monk</strong>'

Myanmar regime hardliner Than Shwe 'becomes a monk'

16 May 2012

A Myanmar vice president with close ties to former junta chief Than Shwe has become a monk, officials said on Wednesday, in a move observers believe could strengthen the hand of the country's reformers.

Than Shwe,   junta chief becomes a monk,   Myanmar vice president,   President Thein Sein,   Tin Aung Myint Oo's sudden absence ,  
Dhanbad: Thai <strong>Monk</strong> killed in road mishap

Dhanbad: Thai Monk killed in road mishap

03 May 2012

A monk from Thailand was killed and three others including a monk were injured when their vehicle met with an accident near Madaidih village, about 45 km from here on Thursday, police sources said.

Thai Monk,   road accident in Dhanbad,   monk killed in Dhanbad,   Madaidih village,   Patliputra Medical College Hospital in Dhanbad ,  

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