Temple authorities held iftar as a token of appreciation to the members of the Muslim community, who had contributed to the restoration of the century-old temple
LUCKNOW: Gurdwara Shri Guru Tegh Bahadur Sahib Ji, Lucknow recently organised an iftar party for their fasting Muslim brothers and without a doubt, it’s one commendable show of inter-faith solidarity. Read more: Communal Harmony
“We want to see…can a Hindu and a Muslim live together in amity…can they really tolerate each other…can they engage in more social interactions,”
Muslim community pays for funeral for Hindu family unable to afford last rites. Helping a family in distress and chanting some Hindu names can’t take away my religion,” said Ayesh Ali.
“We have decided to clean up the premises of the temple for the Pandits. We want them to perform puja with all reverence and without any sense of insecurity.”
Hare Krishna temple entertains Muslim guests
Amarnath pilgrims injured from a bus accident were rescued by local Muslims and taken to the hospital for treatment.
Shaikh Riyazoddin Abdul Gani, a Muslim who grew up hearing temple bhajans, sings songs of devotion while balancing a pot of water on his head.
“He takes a whole round of the village, it takes 90 minutes..He ensures no one is left without the sehri before the Azaan and what can be more pure than this,” says Mr Shafiq.
Kuldeep Singh Saini, a mechatronics engineer developed the app Ramadan 2016 which helps keep a track of the direction of prayer, iftar (meal after sunset), sehri (pre-dawn meal), prayer timings, and has been downloaded more than 500,000 times.
A returning Pandit lost his land, house, and cremation ground to the local land mafia. Arin’s Muslim residents who became his support system.
With 150 households in Purtageri only 10 families are Muslim who couldn’t afford the renovation of their only place of worship.