Religion

Participants in the Kids4Peace summer day camp look at the Torah at Herzu Ner-Tamid Synagogue on Mercer Island. (Photo by Ahlaam Ibraahim)

by -
0

The Kids4Peace interfaith day camp has local teens exploring each other's religions — and learning more about their own.

by -
0

Designer Aheda Zanetti says the burkini is meant to open choices for women who want to dress modestly or want more coverage from the sun.

by -
0

A writer from India talks to three Muslim Americans, to try to understand how they identify with the term.

by -
2

The show of support counteracts intolerance against Muslims, expressed recently in the form of misinformation and threats to mosques.

Hey, where's his lululemons? An Indian man practices yoga at dawn near Bangalore (Photo by Vinoth Chandar)

by -
1

Shelly Tochluk's new book "Living in the Tension" can help yoga practitioners balance universalism with a recognition of diverse identities and experiences.

Bellevue College (Photo from Flickr by Art Brom)

by -
1

There have been at least five incidents of hate speech at Bellevue College this year threatening LGBTQ and Muslim students. It's time to take action.

by -
1

In its second year, Seattle-born Islamophobia Awareness Day goes global, calling for better understanding of the Muslim experience and its youth.

A statue of the Buddha from Seattle's Choeizan Enkyoji Nichiren Buddhist temple bearing the Buddhist swastika. (Photo by Tim Gruver)

by -
9

Earlier this year, the Japanese government recommended replacing the swastika on maps because tourists mistook the Buddhist manji for the Nazi symbol.

by -
0

The Ethiopian Orthodox Tewahedo Church Seattle Debrekuskuam Saint Mary Wedebre Keranio MedhaneAlem welcomes all Christians to its new location in Skyway.

by -
0

Many American Catholics are disappointed that the Pope's message doesn't change major institutional policies.

by -
0

Despite it being the fifth largest religion in the world, Aman Kuar Mann says young American Sikhs like her are still fighting for recognition and respect.

Brown uses the feathers of a bird native to a Huichol land in Mexico to conduct spiritual readings. (Photo by Cristina Acuña)

by -
2

I assumed the shamanic healing used to treat my mental illness back in Peru wouldn't be an option here in the Northwest. It turns out I was wrong.

by -
0

Tons of Americans are nominally Christian, but don’t actually practice the religion. So why is it so hard for secular Muslims to pull off the same thing?

The psychedelic effects of ayahuasca tea actually result from the combination of the ayahuasca vine with other plants that contain DMT. (Photo from Flickr by Jairo Galvis Henao)

by -
11

Is it any surprise that the first church in the U.S. to publicly advertise ayahuasca ceremonies is right here in Washington state?

by -
0

A young Muslim American breaks down how hostility towards her peers hurts everyone.

by -
0

Gunmen with al Shabaab reportedly tried to force Muslim passengers to identify Christians in a Kenya bus attack, but the passengers refused to cooperate.

Welcome to "the grey zone." (Photo by Tariq Yusuf)

by -
2

When every terror attack is a setback in the struggle for acceptance.

"Whose side are you on?" A Kurdish female fighter from the People's Protection Units (YPG) near the site of fighting between ISIS and fighters from the Democratic Forces of Syria in south-eastern Syria. (Photo by REUTERS / Rodi Said)

by -
1

Sunni/Shia, Arab/Kurd. How viewing the Middle East through a sectarian lens has driven the U.S. to folly.

Frank Jones and Eileen Hershberg form a shape of a heart with their hands Sunday near the Amor Spiritual Center on Beacon Hill. They joined city council candidates and others in a love circle in response to hateful graffiti sprayed on the building’s front window area. (Photo by John Lok / The Seattle Times)

by -
0

In response to venomous graffiti sprayed on Amor Spiritual Center in Beacon Hill, dozens gathered to demonstrate that love wins over hate.

by -
0

Your guide to celebrating 2015 Día de los Muertos in Seattle and around the Northwest.

by -
0

Six films to watch at the Seattle South Asian Film Festival explore complex issues of "#ComingHome" in the South Asian diaspora.