100 monks staged a peaceful protest in Sittwe in western Burma to mark the anniversary of the crackdown. This mind-bogglingly courageous act will not go unpunished. Cue the jackbooted thugs.

Monks in Pungo are fighting the power too, but here they can use lawyers.

Only Buddhists can now head up the Mahabodhi Society according to a recent rules change. The Society was founded in Sri Lanka but soon moved to Indian soil with the help and support of the Indian government. Critics call the move political and say it will primarily benefit Sri Lanka. So it seems like a little tug-of-war between neighbors.

Plus Danny Fisher has a list of Buddhist movies. This is definitely a post that will keep growing over time.

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