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PM Modi releases Jain monk's 300th book 'Mera Bharat, Acha Bharat'

Jan 10, 2016

PM Modi releases Jain monk's 300th book 'Mera Bharat, Acha Bharat'

Prime Minister Narendra Modi today released the 300th book written by a Jain monk, at an event, through live video link. #NewsTracker #PM Modi #Jain Monk #Maru Bharat #Saru Bharat #Acharya Ratnasundersuriji Maharaj #Sahitya Satkar Samaroh
FreshMonk plans to raise $5 million funding to expand product range

Dec 15, 2015

FreshMonk plans to raise $5 million funding to expand product range

It plans to diversify its product line beyond custom apparel to other printed products such as tote bags, etc #apparel design #FreshMonk #Shashank Aggarwal #Prashant Gulati
Cheers! Don't believe the rumours, Old Monk not dying, say its makers

Jul 15, 2015

Cheers! Don't believe the rumours, Old Monk not dying, say its makers

After reports and many pieces bemoaning how much less meaning life would have thanks to its absence, the makers of Old Monk rum have attempted to put the rumours to rest. #BuzzPatrol #Old Monk #Mohan Meakin #India
Happy Birthday Tenzin! 5 things you didn't know about the Dalai Lama

Jul 06, 2015

Happy Birthday Tenzin! 5 things you didn't know about the Dalai Lama

The 14th Dalai Lama, a spiritual Tibetan symbol, celebrated his 80th birthday on Sunday in California with fellow Nobel Prize laureates, celebrities and more than 18,000 followers. While the monk describes his life as modest and simple, his influence is global, reaching far beyond his status as Buddhist and nationalist leader. #Dalai Lama #Modi #Nehru #Birthday #Buddhism #Monk #5 things you didn't know #Tibetan #World #India
Buddhist monk detained for looting graves for skulls to be used in black magic rituals

Apr 21, 2015

Buddhist monk detained for looting graves for skulls to be used in black magic rituals

A 65-year-old Buddhist monk being held by police is accused of looting graves for skulls to be used in black magic rituals #NewsTracker #Thailand #News #Bangkok #black magic #detained #graves #Buddhist monk #skulls #World
1000-year-old Buddha statue is actually a mummified monk

Feb 24, 2015

1000-year-old Buddha statue is actually a mummified monk

A gold-painted Chinese statue of a sitting Buddha hides mummified remains of a high-status monk who lived nearly 1,000 years ago, scientists have found. #China #NewsTracker #Monk #mummified #100 years old
Sri Lankan President Rajapakse cleared to seek re-election

Nov 19, 2014

Sri Lankan President Rajapakse cleared to seek re-election

Sri Lanka's president cleared a final hurdle to seeking re-election on Wednesday when he completed the mandatory four years of his second term, opening the way for snap polls expected in January. #Sri Lanka #NewsTracker #President #Keheliya Rambukwella #re elections #Mahin Rajapakse #Mohan Samaranayake #JHU #National Heritage Party of Buddhist monks
US blasts Sri Lanka after pro govt activists disrupt war widows meeting

Aug 05, 2014

US blasts Sri Lanka after pro govt activists disrupt war widows meeting

The US embassy said activists led by Buddhist monks stormed the meeting in Colombo on Monday and "behaved threateningly towards the families of the disappeared". #Sri Lanka #NewsTracker #US Embassy #Buddhist Monks #war widows #Disappeared families #Free Media Movement #World
Old monk beer: US priests brew ale to fund healthcare

Jul 25, 2014

Old monk beer: US priests brew ale to fund healthcare

"We're trying to reinvent our economy," said Father Isaac Keeley on a recent tour of the abbey's low-slung stone buildings and starkly modern 30,000-square-foot brewery, nestled in a wooded property some 60 miles (97 km) west of Boston. #Boston #Brew #Trappist monks #Massachussets #Isaac Keeley #ale #Economy