In our Weekend Reader newsletter, Lion’s Roar’s Andrea Miller shares her transformative experience on pilgrimage in India.
Andrea Miller visits the ancient artistic wonder in India known as the Ajanta Caves.
Andrea Miller visits the ruins of Nalanda, the great university where much of what we know today as Buddhism was developed.
Bagan, in Maynmar, is one of 29 sites added to UNESCO’s list this year.
A young monk in Nepal practiced so many prostrations that he left his handprint pressed into a mat. Vanessa Sasson can’t forget him.
Each Friday, we share three topical longreads in our Weekend Reader newsletter. This week, LionsRoar.com editor Sam Littlefair thinks about the practice of walking.
In a tense moment on a full plane, Ruth King gets a glimpse of the inner strength of equanimity.
On a pilgrimage to India, Andrea Miller connects with the flesh-and-blood Buddha, who lived, reached enlightenment, and taught in these very places.
In Strava’s heat maps, the devotional movements of tired pilgrims become blazing symbols of sacred geography.
Alexander Weinstein’s “The Lost Traveler’s Tour Guide” comprises a collection of tour guide entries for fictional fantastical destinations. In this excerpt, Weinstein offers advice enjoying your time in the exotic locales of Bhodur, Bent, and Luxore.