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The 19 Most Stunning Sacred Places Around the World

minube | Posted 07.20.2014 | Travel
minube

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...