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.
Thailand’s cases continue to rise after a recent outbreak. Plus, local authorities forcibly shut down a Tibetan monastery in China’s Gansu Province, and three well-known Buddhists celebrate their birthdays.
The Shambhala Mountain Center protects its stupa from wildfires, China enacts questionable new labor plans for Tibetans and destroys Muslim religious sites, and Thai women speak out against the patriarchy. Tricycle looks back at the events of this week in the Buddhist world.