'Fire Monks' Ready To Defend Zen Monastery From Willow Fire Raging In Big SurA group of firefighting monks was ready to defend a Buddhist monastery being threatened Tuesday by the so-called burning in the rugged central coast mountains south of Big Sur.
Neighbors Say Buddhist Temple In San Jose Is Causing A DisturbanceNeighbors in San Jose are saying a Buddhist temple is causing a disturbance in their neighborhood.
Buddhist Monk Charged In Stabbing Attack On Fellow Monk At Oakland MonasteryAuthorities say a Buddhist monk has been charged with attempted murder in the stabbing of another monk in an East Bay monastery.
Elderly Buddhist Monk Survives Being 'Chopped Up' By Monk Reportedly Wielding Two Butcher KnivesAn elderly Buddhist monk was in critical condition after being stabbed by a fellow monk in Oakland Tuesday night. "He was attacking him with two butcher knives, just chopping him up," said one witness.
Should Fireworks Be Legal During Lunar New Year Celebrations?Fireworks are a big part of Tet celebrations and other Lunar New Year events, but in most of the Bay Area, they're illegal.
Narsai David: Much To Learn At Xiamen, China's International Tea ForumNarsai's recent trip to Xiamen, China's International Tea Forum was an eye-opening experience that goes to show there's so much to learn about the drink that predates coffee by centuries.
Oakland Neighborhood Sees Crime Decline After Buddhist Shrine Moves InResidents of a once blighted Oakland neighborhood are crediting a Buddha statue installed in a median for a remarkable change.
Tibetan Holy Leader The Dalai Lama To Visit San Francisco, Berkeley, Santa ClaraThe spiritual leader of Tibetan Buddhists, His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama, arrives in the Bay Area on Saturday for a series of public lectures about happiness, compassion, and business.