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India tightens security ahead of divisive temple ruling

Tensions boiled over in 1992 when Hindu zealots destroyed the mosque.

Scores of tigers rescued from infamous Thai temple have died

The tigers have died from a viral disease as the have no immune system due to inbreeding.

The many beautiful Thai and Burmese temples of Malaysia

There are 18 Thai and two Burmese temples in Malaysia, all architectural masterpieces in their own way.

The fascinating story behind the Sri Shakti Temple

According to Hindu mythology the goddess Shakti, who was consort to Lord Shiva, immolated herself.

Indonesian with spanner arrested after statues in Ipoh temple desecrated

Suspect was arrested near the temple two hours after the incident early today.

Temple in Japan puts faith in robot priest

A 400-year-old temple in Japan attempts to jump-start interest in Buddhism with a robotic priest it believes will change the face of the religion.

Auxiliary police unit to improve security at 3 well-known temples

This follows concerns over arrests of IS sympathisers planning terror attacks on places of worship.

Qing Xin Ling: A walk through time and nature

A man-made cultural village with antique and vintage displays will bring back memories from the good ol’ days.

Kelantan: Home to Malaysia’s biggest reclining Buddha

Located about 15 km west of Kota Bharu, the reclining Buddha is 40 metres long, seven metres longer than the one in Penang.

Wat Uttamaram: Fascinating Thai Buddhist temple in Pasir Mas

There are around 20 structures in the temple’s compound including stupas, pavilions, halls, chief monk’s residence, a crematorium and pagodas.

Part 1: Coast to coast via Camerons, Gua Musang and Lake...

This three-day drive although much longer and slower will take you through more scenic routes.

The unique and memorable Glass Bottle Temple of Melaka

This glass bottle temple is inspired by the more famous one in Thailand called Wat Pa Haha Chedi Kaew.

Centipede Temple continues to attract visitors

The 140-year-old temple has a interesting legend behind it that speaks of gratitude and filial piety.

Historic Centre of Macau: A symbol of multiculturalism

The Historic Centre of Macau comprises twelve core buildings (shown on the map) and a number of other buildings and spaces of historical and architectural importance.

Lots to eat, see and do at Siem Reap in Cambodia

There are colourful markets, interesting temples, a crocodile farm and a surprising number of quality restaurants, bars and spas (of the respectable sort).

30-metre sitting Buddha in Wat Machimmaram in Kelantan

A shining example of Malaysia’s religious tolerance where a Buddhist monument of this prominence has been built in an overwhelmingly Muslim state.

Never a dull moment in enchanting Chiang Mai, Thailand

Temples, river cruises, souvenir shops and Sunday markets - Chiang Mai is teeming with fun, touristy things to do.

India asks top court to allow land transfer near disputed Ayodhya...

The move comes as Prime Minister Narendra Modi's ruling alliance faces a tightening race for an election due by May.

Two die after eating sweets offered at Indian temple

The incident happened Saturday after devotees in Chikkaballapura district's Chintamani town fell ill after consuming the temple food offered by two women.

Temple devotees drop suit against Seafield developer, to challenge 2014 consent...

The devotees opposed to the temple's relocation say they will be witnesses in another lawsuit filed against temple administrator K Chellappa.

Britain warns on travel to southern India after temple unrest

London advises UK nationals in Kerala, popular with tourists particularly at this time of year, to "monitor media reports closely, remain vigilant and avoid large public gatherings".

Violence rages over Indian flashpoint temple

The Sabarimala temple in Kerala state has been at the centre of a prolonged showdown between religious hardliners and authorities since September.

India weighs plans for Hindu temple on former mosque grounds

Hindu groups believe the site to be the birthplace of Lord Ram, one of the religion's most revered deities.

Tens of thousands protest in India over flashpoint temple

The 'Women's Wall' rally was backed by the communist government in Kerala state.