Meeting the Weaver: Experiencing the Strands of Religious Diversity

Jim Papile wanted to travel to places where Hinduism, Buddhism, Islam, Eastern Orthodoxy and contemporary American culture were dominant in order to experience how the faithful expressed their religious beliefs in their day-to-day lives. His pilgrimage led him to the monastery of Shantivanum, to the Hindu Sivananda Ashram, to a silent retreat with Tibetan Buddhist teachings in Dharamsala in India and to Saint John’s monastery on Patmos in the Greek isles.
St. Anne's Episcopal Church, Reston, VA