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The Grand Palace in Bangkok, Home to the Temple of the Emerald Buddha, Will Reopen Monday After COVID-19 Closure

Thailand loosens travel restrictions to encourage tourism, but only 42 percent of Thai population is fully vaccinated. Plus, Tibetans will speak at UN climate conference and San Francisco Zen Center releases Suzuki Roshi audio archive. Tricycle looks back at the events of this week in the Buddhist world.

Alison Spiegel, Amanda Lim Patton, and Daniel Ilan Cohen Thin
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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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