She added, "I think it was the place and I found the messaging inherent in Buddhism meaningful to me. I think the messages of all religions are the same, but it's the trappings that are different."
Bhutan, Ms. Napoli said, "couldn't have been further from any reality than I have ever been in. Being a media person, and from Brooklyn, I had been conditioned not to talk about organized religion -- it was uncool. I was not a religious person in any way, shape or form. When I set foot in this parallel universe of Bhutan, it just came alive for me in a way I had never experienced before."