Sacred Tibetan monastery catches fire, no reports of casualties

Sacred Tibetan monastery catches fire, no reports of casualties

One of the most sacred locations in Tibetan Buddhism, the Jokhang Monastery in Lhasa, caught fire on Saturday but there were no reports of any casualties and the extent of the damage was unclear.

Feb 18, 2018, 07:27 AM IST

Nuns, priests have rights over personal property: HC

The court gave the verdict on an appeal filed by a Christian priest challenging a principal sub-court's order that he cannot claim right to ancestral property.

Jun 09, 2017, 14:35 PM IST

Monk held for sodomising minor in Bengal

The chief monk of a math (monastery) in West Bengal was arrested for allegedly sexually assaulting a 14-year-old boy, police said on Tuesday.

Apr 14, 2015, 13:07 PM IST

Mummy of Pharaoh`s foster brother in Italian monastery?

The mummy of a pharaoh`s foster brother that Egyptologists could not trace for years may have now been found -- researchers suspect a skeleton at a former monastery in Italy to be that of Qenamun.

May 25, 2014, 13:23 PM IST

Monasteries decline as TV, smartphones grip Bhutan

Kencho Tshering, a red-robed Buddhist monk, takes a call from the King of Bhutan`s office, then duly dashes off to start a ceremony praying for a break in the monsoon rains.

Aug 09, 2013, 00:08 AM IST

Chinese leader warns Tibetans against separatism

Sichuan Communist Party chief Liu Qibao asked monks at the Kirti Monastery in Aba to support the leadership of Communist Party.

Feb 24, 2012, 14:15 PM IST

Myanmar: `Dissident monk to be charged’

Shin Gambira was one of the leaders of the so-called Saffron Revolution, a 2007 uprising against the then-ruling military junta.

Feb 19, 2012, 16:42 PM IST

Prominent Myanmar monk taken in for questioning

Shin Gambira was one of the leaders of `Saffron Revolution`, a 2007 anti-government uprising against the then-ruling junta.

Feb 10, 2012, 16:46 PM IST

Jerusalem monastery desecrated

Israeli police say "death to Christians" and other Hebrew-language graffiti has been scrawled on a monastery in Jerusalem.

Feb 07, 2012, 15:39 PM IST

Nun`s death draws 10,000 Tibetans to monastery

10,000 Tibetans were reportedly gathered around a monastery in western China where a nun set herself on fire last week.

Nov 06, 2011, 16:00 PM IST

Karmapa cash row: Tug of war over seized currency

A tug of war is on between two security agencies over the possession of seized foreign and Indian currency worth Rs.70 million from the monastery of the 17th Karmapa, Ogyen Trinley Dorje.

Apr 24, 2011, 18:45 PM IST

Tibetan monastery crackdown video emerges

The video appears to show heavy security patrolling around Kirti monastery.

Apr 21, 2011, 16:45 PM IST

Probe into cash haul in monastery continues: Chidambaram

As investigation continues into
the large cash haul from a Buddhist monastery linked to the
Karmapa, Home Minister P Chidambaram Monday said he was yet to
draw any conclusion on the issue as the probe was still on.

Jan 31, 2011, 20:44 PM IST

Man held for intrusion into Dalai monastery

A man was detained for four
hours for allegedly trying to enter the old Tibetan Monastery
in Bodh Gaya where spiritual leader the Dalai Lama was

Jan 05, 2010, 21:57 PM IST

Dalai Lama attends prayer meeting at Urgelling monastery

Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama Wednesday attended a prayer meeting at the Urgelling monastery on the fourth day of his visit here.

Nov 11, 2009, 13:38 PM IST