In Praise of Nudity
Art + Stories

In Praise of Nudity

The Nudist Beaches of Central and Eastern Europe
Poland may be a Catholic country, but it has its fair share of nudists. You might find them at the infamous beach at Chałupy, or even further afield in Bulgaria, whose Black Sea resorts have long attracted regional naturists.
Stasia Budzisz
‘Know thyself’ is not just silly advice: it’s actively dangerous
Soul + Body
Breathe In

‘Know thyself’ is not just silly advice: it’s actively dangerous

There is a phrase you are as likely to find in a serious philosophy text as you are in the wackiest self-help book: ‘Know thyself!’. But what does it really mean? And why is it so dangerous?
Bence Nanay

With Good Intentions – quote

Looking to the future always diverts us from our present life, from the here and now.
Unshaken as The Himalayas
Soul + Body
Breathe In

Unshaken as The Himalayas

For centuries, yoga adepts and spiritual seekers have been heading to Rishikesh, a small city in northern India. Przekrój editor and yogi Agnieszka Rostkowska followed in their footsteps to talk with Sandeep Pandey, one of the most renowned yoga teachers in the Himalayan Yoga tradition.
Agnieszka Rostkowska
Find the Inner Teacher
Soul + Body
Wellbeing

Find the Inner Teacher

Kirti Gahlawat, a winner of multiple world championship medals in yoga, discusses respecting limits in yoga and how to find a good teacher, along with much more.
Agnieszka Rostkowska
Francesca Woodman: Intimacy
Art + Stories
Experiences

Francesca Woodman: Intimacy

The American photographer known for her blurry black-and-white pictures was active for just several years, and her poetic and provocative work is only now receiving the recognition it deserves.
Julia Fiedorczuk
Przekrój: Our History At a Glance
World + People
Dreams and Visions

Przekrój: Our History At a Glance

Przekrój is the oldest Polish magazine about culture and society—operating since 1945 and valued by millions of readers. At its height, weekly circulation reached 700,000 copies.
Maria Prymachenko: An Artist for Our Times
Art + Stories
Art

Maria Prymachenko: An Artist for Our Times

She is the most famous Ukrainian artist. She painted, drew, decorated ceramics, and embroidered. Her designs appeared on postage stamps and coins. Maria Prymaczenko continues to inspire artists around the world to this day.
Kacha Szaniawska
How to pronounce Przekrój?
World + People
Dreams and Visions

How to pronounce Przekrój?

Have you ever wondered what the title of our magazine sounds like in its original form? Here’s a short demonstration.
Salt Baths, Saline Solutions
Soul + Body
Wellbeing

Salt Baths, Saline Solutions

They are present in seawater, seaweed, magnesium sulfate; they restore, preserve and make potent.
Anna Drzewiecki
Soul + Body

Our lives do not depend on success – quote

When the Brain Is Dying

When the Brain Is Dying

Out-of-body experiences, meeting the dead, colorful visions. Many people experience similar experiences at the time of clinical death. But what is really at the end of the tunnel: light or darkness?
Wojciech Glac
Simple, Ordinary Kindness
Soul + Body
Good Mood

Simple, Ordinary Kindness

It’s in our blood: kind gestures are evolution’s gift to humankind. If it hadn’t been for kindness, the story of our species would most likely have taken a very different turn. 
Jowita Kiwnik Pargana
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