Allan Hunt Badiner

Magazine History & Philosophy

The Roots of Enlightenment

A traveller’s guide to Bodh Gaya, the site of the Buddha’s Awakening BODH GAYA IS Buddhism’s Mecca, Vatican, and Wailing Wall. Among the eight great Buddhist pilgrimage sites in India, Bodh Gaya is the most visited. But unlike the holy places of those other faiths, the great center of the Buddhist world revolves around not […]

By Allan Hunt Badiner


Taking A Bath

The next time a community runs low on water, it might hope that monks from the Gaden Shartse Monastery in southern India are in the area. Consider recent events at Esalen Institute, the Big Sur, California human-potential laboratory where Alan Watts and other visionaries held forth in the Sixties. Esalen has been rebuilding its famed […]

By Allan Hunt Badiner
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