Sunday, 2nd April 2023

Beatboxing for Buddha: Japanese monk makes musical outreach

Yogetsu Akasaka, a Japanese musician and formally trained Buddhist monk, has become a hit online with tracks marrying religious chanting and beatboxing.


11 Apr 2021
Rescue divers have freed a meditating Buddhist monk from a flooded Thai cave in scenes that echoed the high-profile 2018 rescue of a trapped boys' football team. Manas Kemgoh, 46, was on a pilgrimage when he entered the Phra Sai Ngam cave in Phitsanulok province, in the country's centralnorth, on Saturday to meditate.