Russell M. Nelson, President of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints

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Fake Buddhist Monks Are Scamming Tourists

Aggressive panhandlers are posing as monks in major cities. How do you find a fake Buddhist monk, one might ask? Look for aggressive panhandlers

Buddhist Monk Mummified and Covered In Gold

Beloved Buddhist Monk Fu Hou was enshrined in gold and placed near the temple to be worshipped. A Chinese monk who breathed his last

250,000 Dollar Car Is the Focus of Investigation on Buddhist Monk

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Christina Figueres Credits Buddhist Thich Nhat Hanh for Inspiring Climate Change Talks

Figueres says the teachings of Zen Master helped in Paris Climate Change negotiations A Buddhist monk and his counsel played an instrumental role in

6 Types of Unique Religious Garments Explained

Six Religions that have distinguishing dress codes and the symbolism behind them. It is quite difficult to identify an individual’s faith based on appearance


Shri Chitrabhanuji describes core concepts of Jain dharma in Forbes interview

Prominent Jain Master Shri Chitrabhanuji was interviewed by Michael Tobias in 2012 for Forbes Magazine. In the interview, Chitrabhanuji speaks about human nature, simplicity,

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These Rapping Buddhist Nuns Stun the World With Their Hip Hop Prayers

This is not your typical Buddhist nun. When you picture Buddhist prayers, what comes to most people's minds is something very sedate, and very