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Baha'is Prepare for Bicentennial in 2017

Shastri Purushotma | Posted 12.30.2016 | Religion
Shastri Purushotma

As 2017 begins, over 5 million Baha'is worldwide are preparing for major upcoming celebrations. On October 22, 2017, in some 100,000 localities world...

Why Mormons do Genealogy?

Mette Ivie Harrison | Posted 09.09.2016 | Religion
Mette Ivie Harrison

When I was a small child, our whole family (eleven kids and parents) were in the local newspaper because my parents were so widely known for their hob...

Explore Bali's Temples

Dayvee Sutton | Posted 05.18.2016 | Travel
Dayvee Sutton

Bali is known as the land of a thousand temples. And when you get there, with just a walk around any block, you will understand. Not only does each ...

3 Must-Visit Temples in South India

Alka Pratap | Posted 04.01.2016 | Travel
Alka Pratap

South India is known as the land of temples, unsurprisingly so when you consider that every small town or village has at least one temple. Often sever...

3 Must-visit Temples in North India

Alka Pratap | Posted 03.28.2016 | Religion
Alka Pratap

India has several thousand temples spread across its landscape. While many are recent constructions, there are also a large number of ancient temples that display an outstanding quality of architecture and design.

50 Countries and Counting: A Naturalista's Travel Adventures in Egypt and South Africa--Bucket List Must-Dos

Patti R. Rose | Posted 01.22.2017 | Travel
Patti R. Rose

I have always had an interest in traveling to South Africa and Egypt. I was deeply interested in learning about the impact of the apartheid atrocity a...

Japan's Stunning Temples Wil Make You Buy A Plane Ticket, Stat

Travel + Leisure | Posted 01.22.2017 | Travel
Travel + Leisure

When visiting Japan, there are a few things that absolutely need to be on your list: enjoying some (or a lot) of sake with the locals, ample time to e...

Support Charleston: Forgive!

Colleen Turner | Posted 06.23.2016 | Religion
Colleen Turner

Despite tragedy, the Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal (AME) Church in Charleston, South Carolina, is providing the world with an example of what the American faith community could be.

Children of Bhaktapur Lose Homes, Families

Nate Clark | Posted 05.07.2016 | Home
Nate Clark

Back on rubble mound, 16-year-old Mako Gali is smiling. Her smile, despite the loss of her entire family, is almost too much too take and she has to comfort a reporter 25 years her senior.

A Picture Postcard From Bagan, Myanmar

Alison Teal | Posted 06.23.2015 | Travel
Alison Teal

In complete silence, we watched the sun set over a few dozen of the 2,200 temples built in the 11th, 12th and 13th centuries by the kings of Bagan -- before the Mongols and earthquakes destroyed many of them. Later we went to dinner in one of the dirt-floor restaurants in this one-street sleepy town.

Egypt: There Is No Time Like the Present

Elysabeth Alfano | Posted 06.15.2015 | Travel
Elysabeth Alfano

This past October, amidst fear-based cries from all sides as to why I shouldn't, I left for Egypt for 10 days with one of my favorite travel partners. What I didn't expect, or even consider before leaving, was the Egyptian people themselves.

About Isolation, Race, Relationships and Friends

Joe The Nerd Ferraro | Posted 02.06.2015 | Religion
Joe The Nerd Ferraro

There are real people really hurting. Turn on our customized media and we see what might spin into a race war over men being killed and the accused walking away. No matter what sources of media you are using, we are seeing it.

The 19 Most Stunning Sacred Places Around the World

minube | Posted 07.20.2014 | Travel

From mountaintop monasteries to super-modern temples, these amazing places will make you believe.

Seven Spots in Southeast Asia You Absolutely Have to See to Believe

Lina Eroh | Posted 06.28.2014 | Travel
Lina Eroh

Budget travel in Southeast Asia is some of the most luxurious out there, which means just a little bit of money gets you very far on the road to awesome.

It's Full Speed Ahead For Neo-Psychedelic Rock Quartet Temples

HuffPost Live | Kira Brekke | Posted 04.21.2014 | HuffPost Live 321

With a lead singer who looks like glam rocker Marc Bolan and a sound that recalls The Beatles and The Byrds with a neo-psychadelic twist, the up-and-c...

'Thou Shalt Donate to Overhead Costs': the Biblical Commandment of Keeping the Lights On (Tetzaveh, Exodus 27:20-30:10)

Rabbi Mishael Zion | Posted 04.07.2014 | Religion
Rabbi Mishael Zion

This summer the usually sleepy world of nonprofit organization talk was rocked by a campaign to 'Debunk the Overhead Myth.' A coalition of experts claimed that, counter to popular belief, 'overhead is a poor measure of a charity's performance.'

LOOK: 50 Stunning Synagogues Will Knock Your Socks Off

The Huffington Post | Yasmine Hafiz | Posted 11.03.2013 | Religion

Take a look at these gorgeous synagogues and temples that span the globe from New York to Norway. While some offer traditional grandeur and others hav...

The Real Bali

Carolyn O'Donnell | Posted 09.10.2013 | Travel
Carolyn O'Donnell

In day-to-day tourism-free Bali, life is a relatively relaxed mosaic of extended family, food and placating the island's many deities with ceremonies and the endless small offerings or banten that Hinduism Balinese-style demands.

Faith As Inoculation At Tokyo's Health Temples

Gail Nakada | Posted 04.27.2013 | Travel
Gail Nakada

Koganji has been drawing hopeful health seekers to Sugamo since 1656. Believers come to pray to the powerful Togenuki Jizo statue.

Kathmandu Chronicles, Part 2

Farryn Weiner | Posted 01.15.2013 | Travel
Farryn Weiner

A journey is not always what you make of it. Often, it's what they make of it -- the people you meet along the way, the lives you fall into, change or in many cases, interrupt.

Alternate Reality of a Buddhist Temple

Gabrielle Selz | Posted 11.21.2012 | Arts
Gabrielle Selz

Touching on archeology, history, religion as well as the political fallout due to pillaged artifacts, Echoes of the Past unites viewers in a recreated installation piece.

Past Is Prelude In Japan

Jim Calio | Posted 11.21.2012 | Travel
Jim Calio

On my last day in the city, I watched a businessman approach a shrine, waft incense smoke from a pot into his nostrils and then continue on to work, his leather briefcase in hand.

PHOTOS: Is Downtown Salt Lake City Finally Cool?

Erin Harper | Posted 05.26.2012 | Travel
Erin Harper

Before the 2002 Winter Olympic games, it was almost impossible to walk past a Main Street storefront that was not boarded-up. Today, thanks to City Creek and other Downtown Rising redevelopment initiatives, there are no boards in sight.

PHOTOS: 18 Amazing Ancient Greek & Roman Temples

Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel

The ancient Greeks and Romans were the founders of Western civilization, and their legacy is visible not only in our political and cultural institutio...