“At a time when communal forces have been misusing even temple premises to implement their agenda, it is our duty to organize such events,”
The fact the ISKCON hosted the Iftar right inside their temple complex “meant they did everything from the bottom of their heart and they view Muslims as their brothers,” Sheikh said.
Muslims hand out saffron colored drinks to Ram Navami procession
Some claim that for Kali and Durga meat is mahaprasad. But are blood offerings and animal sacrifice necessary to please God?
“We have blended with our brothers just like two colours mix together, effortlessly,”
The effort was made to deliver a message that the bond between two communities is intact.
With their intertwined histories the two communities believe they will withstand the present turmoil.
I am Muslim but my “blood brother” is a Hindu. A special friendship decided by our grandmothers over 24 years ago as part of a unique Nepali tradition.
Examples of peace and harmony continue to exist all over the country in small gestures. It is these simple acts, prompted by generosity and large-heartedness which keeps our country from splintering violently. Check out some of these acts in the past, which will simply touch your heart. Read more: Communal Harmony
“My wife was close to delivering the baby and all we could see was a Ganpati mandir. As soon as we got down outside the temple, some women rushed to help us. “
PESHAWAR: Muslims, Christians and Sikhs joined Hindus in a rare Diwali celebrations in Peshawar, the capital of Pakistan’s Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa province. The event was organised by All Pakistan Hindu Rights Movement Chairman Haroon Sarab Diyal at the premises of ancient Gor Khattree monument here on Saturday night. Diyal said the “objective of holding this unique gathering was…
Nazim approached temple administrators and told them: “You Hindus will soon have your new temple. But we Muslims have no place to worship…would you give us a small area of your land?”