Buddhist Monks

Spit It Out - The Essence Of Buddhist Desire

Daniel Williams | Posted 31.07.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Daniel Williams

I have been away for a while. Away from civilisation (to an extent), technology, work, and news - all the stuff that tends to come with civilisation. Last year I ordained as a Buddhist monk for about six months and until the beginning of the year have been living in forests in small Kutis in Thailand.

Sex Scandal & Money Laundering Probe For Thai Buddhist Monk Filmed On Private Jet

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 04.07.2013 | UK

A Buddhist monk, who caused controversy after he was filmed travelling on board a private jet, has had his assets frozen and is at the centre of a sex...

Thai Buddhist Monks Criticised As Private Jet Footage Hits YouTube (VIDEO)

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 18.08.2013 | UK

A group of Thai Buddhist monks have been criticised after footage of them aboard a private jet, wearing earphones, sunglasses and travelling with a Lo...

From Fashion To Buddhism, Could You Give Up Everything That Defines You For The Sake Of Enlightenment?

Daniel Warner | Posted 02.06.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Daniel Warner

This week a friend of mine will walk away from his rapidly growing clothing line. He will switch off his iPhone, turn off his Mac, and drop out from Facebook, Twitter and every other social media. This week my friend will be ordained as a Buddhist monk.

British Monk Self-Immolates In French Monastery

The Huffington Post UK | Charlie Lindlar | Posted 17.11.2012 | UK

A British man has become the first Western Buddhist monk to die through self-immolation after setting fire to himself in the secluded Nalanda monestry...