buddhist temples

mr. hu and the temple

Culture Film

Building a Buddhist Temple 

The director and producer of Mr. Hu and the Temple discuss joint destiny, money-driven monks, and the fate of the ambitious dream to build a Buddhist temple in the Netherlands. 

Interview with Yan Ting Yuen and Jia Zhao by Amanda Lim Patton

chiang mai temples economy

Ideas Economics

The Business of Buddhist Temples

The merging of the merit and tourist economy in Chiang Mai’s city temples offers a way forward in the modern world—and an unexpected contrast between the stances of senior and junior monks

By Brooke Schedneck

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