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 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
A Thai monk is rescued after being trapped inside a cave for days, two Tibetan motorcyclists embark on a journey across India, and a communal matcha ceremony in Japan changes due to COVID-19. Tricycle looks back at the events of this week in the Buddhist world.