This Tokyo Bar Is Run by Buddhist Monks
For 17 years, Vowz Bar has been serving cocktails with a side of Buddhist philosophy, offering drinks with names like Mugen-Jigoku (Never-Ending Suffering in Hell) as well as medicinal liquors infused with turtles and snakes.
The ‘Body Bakery’ Gives a New Meaning to Eating Face
Forget macabre-looking cakes—Kittiwat Un-ar-rom's been baking bodies out of bread.
'The Road Home' Is a Reminder That We're All in This Together and We're All Going to Die
Author Ethan Nichtern is out to introduce younger generations to secular, relevant and modern Buddhist practices.
A Prison Sentence for a Facebook Image Shows How Restrictive Burma's Anti-Free-Speech Laws Have Become
New Zealander Philip Blackwood is going to spend two and a half years behind bars because he posted a photo of the Buddha wearing headphones.
Temple Drinking in Japan
Yuka and her friend Cindee meet up with some priests in Kyoto, Japan and get closer to the gods—through drinking.
The Profiles Issue
Khyentse Norbu Goes to Hollywood
Bhutanese filmmaker Khyentse Norbu goes to Hollywood.
From Heroin Addict to Nirvana: A Eulogy to the British Monk I Met Months Before He Died
Richard Harrison left behind a life of crime to become Bhante, the devout Buddhist.
Screwdrivers and Slingshots: Inside Burma’s Erupting Sectarian Strife
Obama's first official foreign visit might not go as smoothly as planned.
The Mobius Strip Gives Form To A Buddhist Temple In Shanghai [Q&A With Designer Wang Qing]
<p>A futuristic design inspired by religious architecture of the past.</p>