Was Buddha a Feminist?
By Ana Salvá
The first fully ordained Thai female monk in the Theravada tradition caused a controversy that continues 15 years later.
Makha Bucha: Making Merit in Thailand
By Adryel Talamantes
Over 30,000 temples celebrate the Buddhist holiday each year.
The Dangerous Buddhist Card in Thailand’s New Constitution
By Khemthong Tongsakulrungruang
The ruling junta’s use of religion to boost its legitimacy brings risks for the country.
The Rise of Buddhist Feminism?
By Hanna Hindstrom (text) & Ye Tike (images)
A few Thai women are defying conservative Buddhist tradition to reinstate an ancient order.