Milesh Hamlai helped increase access to and use of medical treatments for mental illness in Ahmedabad, India, by creating the Dava and Dua Program, which seeks to bridge the gap between modern medicine and faith healing.
Tenzin Dorjee serves on the U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom, an independent, bipartisan government commission tasked with tracking religious freedom violations around the world. He is also an associate professor of communication, including conflict resolution, at California State University, Fullerton.
Cardinal Oswald Gracias is archbishop of the Archdiocese of Bombay, India, and president of the Catholic Bishops Conference of India.
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EcoSikh educates Sikhs around the world about environmental concerns, encouraging reverence for all creation. Ravneet Pal Singh is the project manager.
K. Vijay Raghavan is secretary to the Government of India Ministry of Science and Technology’s Department of Biotechnology and a professor of developmental genetics at the National Centre for Biological Sciences in Bangalore, India. He took part in the first international summit on human gene editing in December 2015.
Paola Pivi is an Italian artist who lives and works in Alaska and India. One of her recent projects, “Tulkus 1880 to 2018,” is an attempt to photograph every living Buddhist “tulku” — the living incarnation of a Buddha. The project has been displayed at the Castello di Rivoli in Turin, Italy, and at Le […]
Siona Benjamin is a painter and educator from Bombay, currently living in New York. Her work frequently combines images of Judaism, which she was raised in, and the Muslim and Hindu cultures of India.