Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi, the leader of India's independence movement, was born in Porbandar, India on on October 2, 1869. Here's a look at the many tributes to Gandhi on his birthday.
The Tianlong Bridge is just one of three majestic natural bridges in Wulong, China. (llee_wu/Flickr)
A powerful traveling photo exhibition helps educate the world about the plight of women in Afghanistan. Related panel discussion at Asia Society New York this Thursday, October 3.
A monk pauses for a moment of prayer in Myanmar on September 7, 2013. (East.Lucky/Flickr)
The Cradle Mountains tower over the tranquil waters of Dove Lake in Tasmania, Australia on September 10, 2013. (Luke Chapman/Flickr)
Pakistani survivors gather around their destroyed houses in the earthquake-devastated district of Awaran on September 25, 2013. (Banaras Khan/AFP/Getty Images)
A miniature golden Buddha sits in front of a giant Buddha statue surrounded by old columns in Ayutthaya, Thailand in September 2013. (Daniel Jarrett)
Michelle Yun, Curator of Modern and Contemporary Art at Asia Society Museum, and her team set up Mohsen Vaziri-Moqaddam's otherworldly Untitled sculpture for the Iran Modern exhibition.
A group of women celebrate the Dinagyang Festival that honors Santo Niño and the arrival of Malay tribes in Panay in Iloilo, Philippines on January 27, 2013. (Eduardo S. Seastres)
Children amuse themselves as they play along a railroad in West Java, Indonesia on September 11, 2013. (Kent Clark/Flickr)
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