Lawrence Lenhart: Captioning NovitiateSeptember 2015
Myanmar’s newest monks and the politics of almsgiving.
Lost Art From The First MillenniumMarch 2015
Shanoor Seervai interviews Met curator John Guy on ancient Hindu and Buddhist art, excavating shipwrecks, and the growing influence of Eastern art in the West.
Of This TimeDecember 2014
Religion in America: The artist discusses Hinduism in the diaspora, religious imagery, and her new show, Eyes of Time.
Religion in America: If he were superstitious, he would have blamed the monks for cursing him.
After the Green DeathNovember 2014
At the top of the pantheon of spirits in Burma are the Thirty-Seven Nats. Twirling on earth, in a shimmering shawl, is their 74-year-old medium, U Nan Win.
Stephen Cave: Anti-Death BehaviorAugust 2013
The philosopher and author of Immortality talks with Susan Neilson about elixirs of life, the fallacy of the singularity, and why we should all get up early to meditate on our inevitable demise.
The Worst BuddhistApril 2011
The dog wakes, rushes toward the wood. / Then it realizes which world it’s in / & lies down again.