Religious beliefs

Intimate view: An Everest Sherpa village in mourning

Intimate view: An Everest Sherpa village in mourning

In Nepal's Thame Valley, everything is influenced by climbing expeditions. One grieving family shares its pain and hope after April's Everest disaster
Egypt hotel goes alcohol-free, creates women-only floor

Egypt hotel goes alcohol-free, creates women-only floor

Hotel at second largest Red Sea city takes a drier approach to tourism
Vedic safari: Digitally spiritual in New Delhi

Vedic safari: Digitally spiritual in New Delhi

Do you need a quadraphonic sound system to hear the voice of God? Himali Singh Soin visits the Vedic Expo at a Krishna temple in New Delhi to fathom the future of spirituality in India
Killing the Buddha makes religion interesting again

Killing the Buddha makes religion interesting again

At this self-confessed online "school of the undivine" we find an essay that nails the way many Hindus feel about their religion today
Goth is nothing-- try a full-body Buddhist tattoo instead

Goth is nothing-- try a full-body Buddhist tattoo instead

The sak yant form of tattooing Buddhist symbols onto the body is getting popular in Singapore
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