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The Buddha’s feet: art and ideas in a great age of pilgrimage.

“The Light Permeating the Universe | Bamiyan UNESCO World Heritage Site.” Photo ©2005 Hadi Zaher. License: CC BY-NC-ND 2.0. “We don’t think about pilgrimage in this country. … The idea of taking a six-week walk is totally foreign to most Americans. But it’s probably exactly what we need.” —Emelio Estevez.

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