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Buddhism Mass in Ghost Festival in Guanghua Temple, China.
Buddhism in China
A short introduction to Buddhism in China. more
Tomb of Shaikh Salim Chisti, Sufi saint during Mughal Empire, in Uttar Pradesh, India
Belief Systems Along the Silk Road
How religions and philosophies spread throughout the Silk Road over the centuries. more
Monks going down to their rooms after evening worship at Haeinsa. (joonghijung/Flickr)
Korean Belief Systems
Quotes from Christian, Buddhist, and Confucian text offer a comparative look at Korean religious and philosophical belief systems. more
A common belief during the Shang and Zhou Dynasties was  that every family traced its origin to Huang Di (the Yellow Emperor), the mythological progenitor of the Han people.
Religion and World View in the Shang and Zhou Dynasties, ca. 1600–256 BCE
A look at Chinese traditions of ancestral rites and divination. more
Datuk Seri Abdullah Ahmad Badawi, Prime Minister of Malaysia.
Islam Hadhari in A Multi-Racial Society
Malaysia's Prime Minister on "an approach towards a progressive Islamic civilization." more
President's Forum with Thich Nhat Hanh
The teacher and peace activist on his controversial and distinguished life as a Buddhist. Watch the video. more
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Debating Political Islam - Should We Engage?
Asian American in America. more
Geshe Lobsang Tenzin
Interview with Geshe Lobsang Tenzin, founder and director of Drepung Loseling Institute
The Emory University professor on the significance of the sand mandala. more
Publisher: Stanford UP (2003)
The Jew, the Arab: An Interview with Gil Anidjar
The Columbia University scholar sheds light on his new book "The Jew, the Arab: A History of the Enemy." more
Publisher: Stanford University Press (February 2003)
Islam, Secularism and the Modern State
Asad explores the dynamics between modernity and religion. more