In an episode of Tricycle Talks, scholar Trent Walker explores how the Cambodian dharma song tradition demonstrates “a mischievous streak in Buddhist monasticism,” sitting at the intersection of asceticism and sensuality.
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Dharma Songs to Stir and Settle
The melodies and meaning of Cambodia’s Buddhist music
Cambodia’s Wat Phum Thmei Palm Leaf Library and the Resilience of Buddhist Texts
No other library emerged from the Khmer Rouge regime as unscathed.
Buddha Buzz Weekly: Sri Lankan Pastor Closes Church After Intimidation from Buddhist Monks
A Christian pastor in Sri Lanka closes his ministry after threats from monks, Cambodian monastics help families in need after devastating floods, and Tricycle contributors win awards for their photography. Tricycle looks back at the events…
Buddha Buzz Weekly: Thai Monk Backs Marriage Equality
Buddhist monk Shine Waradhammo shows his support for Thailand’s LGBT+ community, a monk in Cambodia falls victim to a government-backed smear campaign on Facebook, and new reports shed light on Rohingya resettlement. Tricycle looks back at…
This Buddhist Life: Him Sophy
A Q&A with Him Sophy, classical musician and composer
Buddha Buzz: Week of January 6th
Buddhist Heavy Metal, Fake Monks, and Cambodian Uprising
Cliff-Jumping with Cambodian Monks
This guest blogpost comes our way from Alex Tzelnic, a writer traveling in Cambodia.
Buddhist monk wins UN environmental award
The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) recently announced that it would award Cambodian Buddhist monk Bun Saluth for his environmental work. Bun Saluth has devoted himself to preserving over eighteen thousand acres of forest land…
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