Tattoo master Noo Kanpai launches sacred lipstick to make you richer when applied

Ajarn Noo Kanpai, the spiritual leader who has given tattoos to celebrities such as Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie, launched a sacred lipstick that will make you richer, luckier and even more charming when applied. The Facebook post introducing Ajarn Noo Kanpai’s “Sarika Lipstick” went viral recently, as some of the listed usages for the

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Medium died stabbing himself in heart in attempt to prove his immortality

A young medium in Chiang Mai died stabbing himself in the heart Monday afternoon in an attempt to prove his immortality. The 25-year-old medium, Theprit Palee, was performing a...

Medium died stabbing himself in heart in attempt to prove his immortality

Thai junta lifts control on Dhammakaya Buddhist temple

Thailand’s junta lifted restrictions on movement at the country’s biggest Buddhist temple on Tuesday, a month after police ended a siege of the complex whose former...

Thai junta lifts control on Dhammakaya Buddhist temple

Thai junta may try to exert control over Buddhism

Thailand’s military government is working on a law to help regulate Buddhism, officials say, giving the junta far more say over the religion, which has so far eluded its...

Thai junta may try to exert control over Buddhism

Important Dhammakaya monk reports to authorities to hear charge

Today, a former acting abbot of Wat Phra Dhammakaya visited the office of the prosecutor to acknowledge a charge against him: defying an order of the National Council for Peace...

Important Dhammakaya monk reports to authorities to hear charge

New investigation into Dhammakaya temple’s money

Thailand is investigating three new cases involving possible financial crimes at the country’s biggest Buddhist temple, whose influential former abbot is wanted for...

New investigation into Dhammakaya temple’s money

Officials raise prospect of disrobing Phra Dhammachayo

Thailand’s top religious council will consider the case of a renegade monk being hunted by police and steps that could go as far as disrobing him, a senior official said on...

Officials raise prospect of disrobing Phra Dhammachayo

King strips wanted monk Phra Dhammachayo of his rank

The former Buddhist abbot at the heart of a standoff with authorities at Thailand’s biggest temple has been stripped of his monastic rank by the king, the military...

King strips wanted monk Phra Dhammachayo of his rank

Myanmar Buddhists decry Thai government’s temple crackdown

Around 100 Buddhist monks and nationalists in Myanmar staged a protest against Thailand on Friday, denouncing the government of the neighboring country for its actions against a...

Myanmar Buddhists decry Thai government’s temple crackdown

VIDEO: Police clash with Dhammakaya monks in attempt to arrest influential abbot

Monks and police faced off on Monday at Wat Phra Dhammakaya monastery where security forces are trying to arrest an influential former abbot on money-laundering charges. Police...

VIDEO: Police clash with Dhammakaya monks in attempt to arrest influential abbot

Coconuts Bangkok religion

Bangkok is steeped in religious tradition that affects every aspect of life in this modern-yet-ancient city. It’s quite normal to see sex workers on Soi Cowboy wearing bikinis but offering incense and rice at the red light district’s shrine before engaging a night of debauchery. They hope it will bring them good luck and money from customers. Cats like spirit houses too.