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bars

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.
Diana Hubbell
7.11.17
Art

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.
Anna Marks
6.13.16
Stuff

'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.
Jennifer Schaffer
4.27.15
News

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.
Jack Callil
3.25.15
Munchies

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.
Yuka Uchida
3.6.15
The Profiles Issue

Khyentse Norbu Goes to Hollywood

Bhutanese filmmaker Khyentse Norbu goes to Hollywood.
Amie Barrodale
6.30.14
Stuff

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.
Lina Goldberg
7.30.13
News

Screwdrivers and Slingshots: Inside Burma’s Erupting Sectarian Strife

Obama's first official foreign visit might not go as smoothly as planned.
Spike Johnson
11.12.12
Design

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>
Erica Huang
7.17.12