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Monday 29 May 2023 Dublin: 12°C

# Buddhism

This year
# Thai cave rescue
Ashes of boy rescued from Thai cave in 2018 arrive home after his death in the UK
Duangphet ‘Dom’ Phromthep, 17, one of the 12 boys rescued from the flooded caves in 2018, died in Leicestershire last month.
Last year
# Buddhism
Thousands mourn Buddhist monk who brought mindfulness to the West
Thich Nhat Hanh passed away aged 95 yesterday in the city of Hue, Vietnam.
All time
# monk-y business
Shoppers warned to watch out for 'fake Buddhist monk' asking for money around Dublin
The man is known to gardaí and Dublin City Council for pestering people around the Grafton Street and O’Connell Street areas.
# Dublin Buddhist Centre
Vegetarianism, communal living and 'plenty of craic': How do Irish Buddhists live?
We spoke to male and female Irish order members from the Dublin Buddhist Centre.
Two brothers arrested in India over rape of Japanese tourist
She was reportedly held captive for almost three weeks and repeatedly raped.
# man on the edge
The greatest World Cup tragedies: Roberto Baggio, USA 1994
Though an enigmatic figure, the attacker almost carried his side to glory. But he’s best-remembered for a missed penalty.
Column: We need meditation more than ever before
Regular meditation boosts mental and physical health, and is easy to incorporate into your daily routine, writes Buddhist monk Ringu Tulku Rinpoche.
# Burma
Two-child limit for Muslims in parts of Burma
Authorities in Burma’s western Rakhine state face accusations of ethnic cleansing after applying a two-child limit to Muslim families that does not also apply to Buddhists in the area.
# Myanmar
School blaze in Myanmar kills 13 students
Religious tensions are running high in the country, despite police assurances that the blaze was accidental.
# China
China denies Dalai Lama's accusations of poison plot
The Dalai Lama says China tried to kill him by planting poison in the hair of women who then asked him to touch their heads.
# Bad Monks
Video: Monks resign after footage shows them gambling and drinking
There was smoking too….
# Week in Photos
The week in photos
This is the week that was, in pictures.
# Tibet
Obama-Lama summit goes ahead but China ain't pleased
It was an informal affair at a meeting of Tibet’s spiritual leader and the US president.
# Tibet
Obama-Lama meeting to go ahead despite Chinese appeals
China calls on the US to withdraw the Dalai Lama’s invitation to the White House, but the meeting will go ahead.
# Week in Photos
The week in photos
This is the week that was, in pictures.
What not to say to the Dalai Lama
The spiritual leader of Tibet has begun his first visit to Ireland in 20 years – read this to avoid embarrassment if you happen to bump into him.