Construction of five houses of worship forming an interfaith village has begun in Switzerland.
Inside Sanatan Vishwa Darshan Mandir one can find statues of deities and saints belonging to various faiths including Buddhism, Jainism, Christianity, Islam, and Sikhism.
Buddha was born on the day of a full moon like many other holy figures of various religions. While Buddhism is a distinct and separate religion from Hinduism, many of its concepts of karma, reincarnation, and compassion for all beings are found in Vedic scriptures.
“It is our honor to host this important interfaith dialogue, and to be able to bring our Muslim, Hindu and Buddhist friends” – Reverend Minoru Shitara