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  1. Thai cops search scandal-hit temple for wanted monk

    Thai cops find tunnel in manhunt for elderly monk

    Thai cops have uncovered secret tunnels running underneath a space-age temple of the controversial Dhammakaya Buddhist sect, as their manhunt for ...
  2. Dhammayuttika Nikaya at Bowonniwet Vihara

    The politics of Thailand's Buddhist Supreme Patriarch

    Somdet Phra Maha Muniwong has been an abbot of Ratchabophit temple in Bangkok and like his predecessor, is a monk from the Dhammayuttika Nikaya.
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    Buddhist hardliners stop Myanmar Muslim ceremony

    Hardline Buddhist nationalists stopped a Muslim religious ceremony in Yangon on Sunday, witnesses and organisers said, as Islamophobic tensions ...
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    Thai government grants king power to appoint top monk

    The position of Supreme Patriarch has been left open for several years as Thailand's Buddhist factions tussle over a successor.
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    Thai military government leader urges powerful monk Phra Dhammachayo to surrender

    The latest deadline for his surrender - extended over the last year - is set to pass on Wednesday night.