Watercolor by Wendy Artis.

Elgin Marbles given new life in watercolor exhibition

One of the most important artifacts of the ancient world — the Elgin Marbles — has come to the USA in the form of a new watercolor exhibition in Boston….


French spiritual author Rene Guenon translated into Farsi

In recent decades the writings of French metaphysician Rene Guenon (1886-1951) have been quietly gaining more adherents in the Middle East, Asia and the Balkans. Guenon is one of the…


Black cabaret: how Goth got its look

Goth came together in the aftermath of Punk in early 1980s Britain, but its “look” has a long pre-history. Even leaving aside the building of the Gothic cathedrals in the…


Diamond Way Buddhism celebrates 40 years in Denmark

On Thursday 9th August, H.H. 17th Karmapa Trinley Thaye Dorje, leader of the Karma Kagyu school, celebrated with Lama Ole Nydahl and 3,000 of their Buddhust students. They were celebrating…


Initiation, Islam and globalism: an interview with Charles Upton

Charles Upton is a Traditionalist and Sufi Muslim, and the author of 17 books on spirituality. His most recent book is Vectors of the Counter-Initiation: The Course and Destiny of…


European Union equates religions with communism

For Karl Marx, religion was “the sigh of the oppressed creature, the heart of a heartless world, and the soul of soulless conditions. [And] the opium of the people.” For…


LA fashion design company launches season with ceremonial show

Odylyne an LA-based fashion company, has launched its Spring/Summer 2013 collection at Los Angeles Fashion Week, drawing on familiar Wicca and esoteric symbolism. Describing itself as a “blend of bohemian…


Hindus critical of Geneva universe-origins conference

Hindus have criticized the conference on the origins of the universe, being held at Geneva (Switzerland) from October 15-17 and organized among others by European Organization for Nuclear Research (CERN),…


“Life of Pi” author asked to apologize for calling India “horrible”

Indo-Americans have asked for immediate public apology from “Life of Pi” author Yann Martel for reportedly labeling India as a horrible place. Man Booker Prize winner Canadian writer Martel (Manners…