South Asia

This past summer, our India: Gender & Religion teams had the opportunity to see the self-sustaining monastery at Dolma Ling Nunnery and Institute in the Kangra valley near Dharamsala, northern India. Officially inaugurated by His Holiness the Dalai Lama back in 2005 and fully funded by...

In the middle of the night, we woke up to the most surreal desert lightning storm, filling the sky. We fell back to sleep, only to wake up to everyone yelling "TARP!"...

It will take time, but once you learn to let go, you will find yourself woven into the tapestry of India; one of over a billion other individual strands, each beautiful, colourful and complex in their own unique way....

He was bronze and brown. Good fur, not patchy at all. He stood strong and curious. The kind of dog that you would wonder where his collar was if back in the States. Really, most of the dogs here you tend to wonder that....

Our bonding started immediately after our first meal in India when we talked about "flying 7s". What are those, you ask? Simply put, it's the type of diarrhea you will always remember....

We spent the day maneuvering Delhi's quirks: the crazy driving patterns (or lack thereof), the hectic haggling norm, and the general overload on our senses. ...