A 2005 report by the World Wide Fund for Nature and the Alliance of Religions and Conservation, titled "Beyond Belief," concluded: “Sacred sites are the oldest method of habitat protection on the planet.” Yet these biological and cultural treasures are under assault — as are the people who have been safeguarding them for millennia. Building on the success of our award-winning PBS documentary In the Light of ...Read More
Around the world there are thousands of places regarded as sacred. Some are still carefully guarded by indigenous people and are sites of secret ceremony and prayer. Some are national shrines known to millions. These holy sites emanate a magnetic force that draws people from far away, though the journey is frequently made only in imagination. View Index of Sacred Sites.