Advertisement

RSSCategory: Interfaith Harmony

For 26 years, Muslims have Taken Care of this UP Temple

For 26 years, Muslims have Taken Care of this UP Temple

| October 15, 2018 | 0 Comments

There are around 35 Muslim families living in the locality and many of them are hopeful of the return of their Hindu neighbours. By Mohd Dilshad Muzaffarnagar:  About a km into the road that leads to Laddhewala in Muzaffarnagar city, a dirty signpost welcomes visitors to this small, nondescript locality. The lanes soon start getting […]

Continue Reading

My life in Muslim-Jewish relations

My life in Muslim-Jewish relations

| October 15, 2018 | 0 Comments

As the Islamic New Year and Jewish New Year coincide this season, it is a time for reflection and introspection with the common goal to further understanding and cooperation between Jews and Muslims in the month ahead. By Rabbi Marc Schneier Back in 1989, armed with census information forecasting that the United States would become […]

Continue Reading

AMU Hosts Symposium on Interfaith Harmony

AMU Hosts Symposium on Interfaith Harmony

| October 15, 2018 | 0 Comments

Aligarh: The Centre for Inter-Faith Understanding, Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) organised a symposium and discussion on “Ways to promote Inter-faith Understanding”. Swami Shri Hari Prasad of Vishnu Mohan Foundation, Chennai, was the chief guest while AMU Pro Vice Chancellor, Prof M H Beg presided over the function. Addressing the symposium, Swami Shri Hari Prasad, an […]

Continue Reading

True Sacrifice Not About the Goat

| September 15, 2018 | 0 Comments

What Dr Qadir wrote is still etched in my memory. He wrote in Urdu which I am translating into English, “No religion can be greater than fellow-feeling and empathy. You were our esteemed guest and we knew that you never touched meat in your life.” By Sumit Paul In these highly polarised times when the […]

Continue Reading

What These Two Women Can Teach Us

| June 15, 2018 | 0 Comments

This was truly interfaith harmony in action: A Hindu woman and a Muslim woman bound together by a relationship based on compassion and care that began more than half a century ago and is still going strong. By Roshan Shah Three of us friends—Maggy Niggy, and I—come from different religious backgrounds. One of the things […]

Continue Reading

Interfaith Assembly Hosted in Bangalore

Interfaith Assembly Hosted in Bangalore

| May 15, 2018 | 0 Comments

Bangalore: The 13th World Fellowship of World Religious Councils (WIFRC) concluded on April 21 with delegates from various religions celebrating the diversity of faiths and religious traditions. Around 200 people from all over India representing Bahai, Buddhist, Christian, Hindu, Jain, Muslim, Sikh, and Zoroastrian faiths conducted a series of symposiums and panel discussions on the […]

Continue Reading

Sri Lankan Religious Leaders Join Anti-Drug Protest

Sri Lankan Religious Leaders Join Anti-Drug Protest

| April 15, 2018 | 0 Comments

Sri Lanka’s religious leaders are stepping up their campaign for a drug-free society, joining thousands of others in a protest march against the increased use of illegal drugs, especially among school children. The country has been on the map for years as a transit point for major drug cartels. Cardinal Malcolm Ranjith, archbishop of Colombo, said […]

Continue Reading

Rabbinical Student Explains Judaism to Muslims in Arabic

| April 15, 2018 | 0 Comments

Is it true that Judaism doesn’t accept converts? Is it true that Jews have to wash their hands before they pray? These are just a few of the questions Elhanan Miller has heard over the years. A fluent Arabic speaker and former Arab affairs correspondent for The Times of Israel, Miller saw that many Muslims he […]

Continue Reading

Meet a Muslim

| April 15, 2018 | 0 Comments

At a cafe in north Seattle, Moina Shaiq met with more than 20 people who showed up for an understanding of Islam. Moina Shaiq in the USA has created “Meet a Muslim,” a series of gatherings in which people meet her for coffee and talk about the religion, with an aim to show that followers […]

Continue Reading

Muslim, Jewish and Christian Musicians Play Beyond Barriers

Muslim, Jewish and Christian Musicians Play Beyond Barriers

| April 15, 2018 | 0 Comments

Through their musical collaboration, the Salaam-Shalom Music Project encourages listeners to cross cultural divides. A group of Muslim, Jewish and Christian musicians have been celebrating their musical heritage together for almost two decades by performing each other’s repertoires. They’re called The Salaam-Shalom Music Project. The name means “peace” in Arabic and Hebrew.   “When you learn music, you […]

Continue Reading