Tag: religion

The perfect place

What is a perfect place? Simon Theobald looks at the idea of perfectionism in modern Iran. Mrs Hashemi was the matriarch of the Hashemi household, […]

Human costs of the sacred cow

India is home to over 200 million cows, more than any other country in the world. They roam freely on the streets, unfazed by the […]

Mindfulness vs Meditation: does the difference matter?

Monsoon subeditor Oliver Friedmann reflects on the cultural implications of the Western mindfulness movement. Meditation has been stripped of its cultural and social setting and […]