Buddhist authorities in Thailand challenged by breakaway group - Channel NewsAsia, May 20, 2005
...The community was formed by Phra Pothirak, a TV star turned
Buddhist monk who dismayed religious authorities when he declared
himself to have attained "enlightenment".
...But excommunication only made the group more popular among
Thais who see their lifestyle as the antidote to rank consumerism.
- The little people are corrupt
- Helping the rice farmers
- Thailand caught in the middle
- Help out or win out?
- While keeping a votive tablet in the mouth
- Words won’t stop the attack
- Profiting from being military
- Knives out for Sudarat
- We will straighten this out
- Suriya chemical is the most dangerous
- The chicken farmer and the monkey