Religion

The author's daughter, Ditti, showing off her colors for Holi last year. (Photo by Padmaja Ganeshan-Singh)

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The best way to know how well you’ve celebrated Holi is to dress in white. If there’s not a trace left by the end of the day, you’ve proven you know how to celebrate!

A street scene from Yazd, Iran. (Photo by Nate Robert).

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A recent boom in tourism to Iran has sparked excitement in the Seattle travel community. It’s also created a new sense of hope for Iranian...

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G. Willow Wilson, Seattle author of the new Marvel Comics series released next month, explains how a typical Pakistani-American teen and her alter ego...

Father Abdulah Tafas (left), originally from Syria, is a priest with the Syriac Orthodox Church. Samir Abu Lail, originally from Jordan, is priest with the Melkite Catholic Church. Last Sunday both presided over services at Saint Joseph in North Seattle — a Melkite church where many Middle Eastern Christians gather. (Photo by Sara McCaslin)

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Saint Joseph church in Lake City mixes traditions to create a spiritual home for Christians from across the Middle East. I spent one of the...

Meva Beganovic,who started wearing hijab after moving to Seattle from Eastern Washington, prepares to pray at the Muslim prayer room in the UW HUB. (Photo by Annie Wilson)

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Fearing judgment and discrimination, some Muslim women are giving up wearing headscarves in Seattle, while others are putting them on for the first time. She...