“I have inaugurated mosques and madrasas. But this is the first time I have inaugurated a Hindu temple. It’s a different feeling altogether”
“This is our culture where both Hindus and Muslims coexist. There has never been trouble and both namaz and Ramlila are conducted in harmony every year”
Sufism’s emphasis on serving the mankind through spiritual self-development has proved phenomenal in Indian Context as it has been looked upon as wedging the sectional gap which is seen not as a sect of Islam, but as a way of life. Furthermore, its adherence to cultural syntheses provided a basis for Hindu-Muslim unity which the…
“On Diwali we send them gifts, on Eid they send us sweets”
The Dargah of Hafiz Ali Hussain in the northern city of Moradabad is one such place where devotees from all religions come and offer prayers to the Sufi saint who lit the path of virtue, wisdom and peace for his fellow beings and followers.
Hindu, Muslim and Sikh residents of a colony came together and stood guard against frenzied mobs which ran riot in nearby areas vandalising homes, shops and torching cars.
“the Hindus who stayed back survived because of their Muslim neighbours. When a Hindu died, Muslims made all efforts to arrange his funeral”
Having lost her father a couple of years ago the family lacked resources to conduct the wedding, seeking help from the mosque committee.
“There is no such thing as a self-made anything. Everybody depended on somebody else to get here, and stay here”
KOLKATA: As the country celebrated the festival of Diwali and Kali Puja, a mosque in West Bengal’s Birbhum district was busy celebrating communal harmony as they inaugurated a Hindu temple in the vicinity. The temple, dedicated to the Hindu goddess Kali, was inaugurated on Sunday evening amid Kali Puja revelry in Basapara, located in the…
“Villagers have helped the family and we will keep doing this. They are like our own children and we will not let them suffer in any way”