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Wat Phra Dhammakaya

The Complexities Of Thai Buddhism

Nicholas Liusuwan | Posted 06.23.2016 | Religion
Nicholas Liusuwan

Thailand is often referred to as "The Land of Buddhism", the best country in the world for those looking to study the teachings of the Buddha, at least the Theravada branch of the teachings. Thailand's reputation as the center of Buddhism is well renowned, with numerous people from all over the world often times coming to Thailand and even learning Thai so that they can study Buddhism there.

Why is Wat Phra Dhammakaya so Controversial?

Nicholas Liusuwan | Posted 06.13.2016 | Religion
Nicholas Liusuwan

Image Source: Dhammakaya.net Wat Phra Dhammakaya, a colossal 1,000 acre temple in Thailand, is still much of an enigma to most people in the world. M...

Prosecution of Buddhist Monk Sparks Global Protests

Nicholas Liusuwan | Posted 05.25.2016 | Religion
Nicholas Liusuwan

The ongoing prosecution of Venerable Dhammajayo, a Thai monk and the abbot of Wat Phra Dhammakaya, the largest Buddhist temple in Thailand, has brought forth a wave of protests from supporters across four continents.

Inside the Commercialism of the Dhammakaya Temple

Nicholas Liusuwan | Posted 05.05.2016 | Religion
Nicholas Liusuwan

Why is the world's largest Buddhist temple being called commercial? And just how accurate are these accusations?

Buddhists Stage Massive Lighting Ceremony At Thai Temple

The Huffington Post | Carol Kuruvilla | Posted 02.23.2016 | Religion

Hundreds of Buddhist monks gathered together in Thailand on Monday, in honor of one of the most important Buddhist festivals of the year: Makha Bucha....

LOOK: 1 Million Monks Can Fit In This Buddhist Temple

The Huffington Post | Antonia Blumberg | Posted 06.23.2014 | Religion

Heralded as the world's largest temple, Bangkok's Wat Phra Dhammakaya can reportedly fit one million followers and has fostered a growing movement of ...

Thai Buddhist Reveals Steve Jobs' Reincarnation

The Huffington Post | Samreen Hooda | Posted 08.21.2012 | Religion

A Thai Buddhist movement answered the question“Where is Steve Jobs?” with their take on the Apple founder's journey in the afterlife. The Bangk...