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Spiritual Tea Breaks: The interviews with Ven. Dr. K. Sri Dhammananda from June 2001 to February 2002

By Lim Kooi Fong, The Buddhist Channel, August 20, 2018

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia – From June 26, 2001 to February 16, 2002, Lim Kooi Fong interviewed the late Chief Ven. Dr. K. Sri Dhammananda Maha Nayaka Thera (lovingly addressed as “Chief”) in his office at the Buddhist Maha Vihara, Kuala Lumpur. The interviews, six altogether called “Spiritual Tea Breaks with K Sri Dhammananda”, was an effort to compile thoughts of the late venerable in preparation to commemorate his 50 years of Dhammaduta, which was observed in 2002.

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Citing Ethical Concerns, Ajahn Brahm Resigns as Spiritual Director of the Buddhist Society of Western Australia

The Buddhist Channel, March 27, 2018

Perth, Australia -- Well known Buddhist monk Ajahn Brahmavamso has resigned as the Spiritual Director of the Buddhist Society of Western Australia. He is still the Abbot of Bodhinyana Monastery, in Serpentine, Western Australia and manages several other leadership positions.

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Eido Shimano, Buddhist Leader Who Resigned in Scandal, Dies at 85

By NEIL GENZLINGER, The New York Times, Feb 26, 2018

New York, USA -- Eido Tai Shimano, who as abbot, or head spiritual teacher, of the Zen Studies Society in New York established a substantial following for his branch of Japanese Buddhism, only to resign in a sex scandal, died on Feb. 18 in Gifu, Japan. He was 85.

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Three lessons I learned from the Tibetan monk who works with the Dalai Lama and went viral as ‘the happiest man alive’

by Richard Feloni, Business Insider, January 8, 2018

Matthieu Ricard is not someone who uses spirituality as a way to get famous – in fact, learning to accept the fame that’s been given to him and use it as an opportunity for good was turning point.

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A Q&A with a Stockton grad, Buddhist monk

by MAXWELL REIL, Press of Atlantic City, Nov 14, 2017

Atlantic City, New Jersey (USA) -- Bhante J was an Ocean County resident for all of his life before he decided to attend Stockton University to study anthropology.

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