By Nikhat Fatima Eid ul Fitr—the day when all the Roza/ saum/fasting is completed and Muslims celebrate it with much pomp and splendour. It is also the time when people greet each other and gift their loved ones. This year saw Muslims of Bangalore giving away gifts to unknown people who matter in our daily […]
–Christians and Muslims: From Competition to Collaboration Dear Muslim Brothers and Sisters, In His Providence, God the Almighty has granted you the opportunity to observe anew the fasting of Ramadan and to celebrate ‘Id ul-Fitr. The Pontifical Council for Inter-religious Dialogue appreciates the importance of this month and the great effort by the Muslims throughout […]
Jagraon: Iftar during Ramzan has always been special for members of the Muslim community at two villages in Jagraon as Sikh and Hindu villagers are the ones who get them eatables during these days to break the fast. Members of these communities at Galib Ransingh and Nathowal villages say they don’t do anything special, but […]
Turning into a beacon of hope, volunteers of well-known NGO Khalsa Aid travelled to Lebanon and Iraq to make Ramadan meaningful and special for some 5,000 Syrian refugees by giving them food packets during iftar every day.
Malappuram: A Hindu temple in Kerala organised an iftar party for the Muslim community as part of the annual ‘prathishta’ (idol installation) ceremony in the temple thus giving a boost to communal harmony. Lakshmi Narasimha Murthy Vishnu temple near Vettichira in Malappuram district hosted an iftar party for the Muslims who were observing fast in […]
Ayodhya: A temple hosted an iftar for members of the Muslim community. The temple, Saryu Kunj is approximately 500 years old and is situated next to the Ramjanmabhoomi-Babri Masjid site. The invitees consisted only common people and there was no political figure or VIPs on the guest list. “We want to give a message that […]
Dehradun: A weekend course on interfaith dialogue proved a close encounter with Islam for a group of junior sisters of a Franciscan (Catholic) order recently. The highlight of the programme was an invitation from a prominent Islamic scholar to an iftar party at his residence in Dehradun, in Uttarakhand. It all began with the superiors […]