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Buddha Buzz Weekly: Sri Lanka Targets Muslim Minority with Proposed Burqa Ban

In Sri Lanka, a proposal to close over 1,000 Islamic schools and ban the burqa seeks government approval, monks in Seoul march to support anti-coup protestors in Myanmar, and Japanese monastics and worshippers walk on hot coals to pray for safety from the pandemic. Tricycle looks back at the events of this week in the Buddhist world.

By Amanda Lim Patton, Eliza Rockefeller, and Karen Jensen
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Buddha Buzz Weekly: Supreme Faces Potential Legal Battle with Thai Buddhists

Thailand’s National Office of Buddhism says that it wants to pursue a legal battle against the streetwear brand for using an image of the late monk Luang Phor Koon, activist monks oppose hydropower projects in India, and 2000-year-old Buddhist manuscripts spark debate about studying relics bought on the black market. Tricycle looks back at the events of this week in the Buddhist world.

By Emily DeMaioNewton and Karen Jensen