Pakistani-American multimedia journalist Nushmia Khan gets poignant images of a sometimes embattled religious minority.
What does it mean to be human? Columbia University scholar Hamid Dabashi explores this age-old question through the creative subversions of Persian literary tradition.
An old "sadhu" or monk poses for a photo in Varanasi, India on July 8, 2012. (bestarms/Flickr)
"We do not condone violence," Foreign Minister Hina Rabbani Khar said Thursday at Asia Society in New York. "That is not what Islam teaches us."
Hindus honor the birth of Lord Krishna on Krishna Janmashtami in New Delhi, India. (Christine Marrewa Karwoski)
Asia Society President Vishakha Desai responds to the tragic Sunday morning shooting at a Sikh temple in Wisconsin.
Young novice monks line up before starting their early morning procession to collect alms in Chiang Mai, Thailand. This photo was taken by Asia Blog reader Greg Knudsen in April 2012.
Photographer Usman Malik captures a side of Pakistani culture that many urban English-speaking Pakistanis are unfamiliar with.
The idea of defiance against tyranny and oppression owes a great deal to Hussain ibne Ali, the hero of the battle of Karbala in 680 AD.
Self-described "reformist Muslim" Irshad Manji, who will appear at Asia Society in New York on June 16, discusses her new book Allah, Liberty and Love: The Courage to Reconcile Faith and Freedom.
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