The Czech herbalist Jan Mikolášek – hero of Agnieszka Holland’s latest film “Charlatan” – lived a fascinating life, healing Nazis, communists, and perhaps even kings.
The Hungarian Ervin László was originally a classical pianist, before later becoming a philosopher of science and advocate of quantum consciousness.
In a society where the notion of care is abundant, we appear to be lacking figures that represent a kind of caring guardianship. Where can we find them?
An author and practising Buddhist discusses his manyfold spiritual path – and how the path to liberation is, in fact, quite ordinary – in the third part of our new series about Buddhism.
An author and practising Buddhist discusses his manyfold spiritual path – and how he chose which school to follow – in the second part of our new series about Buddhism.
An author and practising Buddhist discusses his manyfold spiritual path – and how it all began – in the first part of our new series about Buddhism.
The centuries-old traditional Japanese arts illustrate the way in which we can set out on the road and achieve our goals.
Sweatlodge purification ceremonies – part of the traditions of various Indigenous peoples – are also practised in Poland. Is this cultural appropriation?
On the 210th anniversary of the death of Rebbe Nachman of Breslov, Tomasz Wiśniewski pays tribute to the great tzadik by writing a literary parable.
What does it mean to be a witch in 21st-century Europe? Our new cross-border reportage tries to answer this question by looking for the granddaughters of the witches that Europe was never able to burn. The heroes of the second part include the descendants of those persecuted during the Basque trials.