“For me, fasting for a few days in the month of Ramadan means connecting with Muslims and showing solidarity with them”
Kartik Mohandas breaks his Ramadan fast with meditation while Muslim friends recite prayers. “I have only one phrase and it comes from a Vedic text…’the world is my family'”.
Built two hundred years ago this temple and mosque side by side clearly reflects the fact that the culture of communal harmony still prevails in the country.
Mosques turn off loudspeakers to observe Nyepi, the Hindu Day of Silence in Indonesia.
Houston chef Kiran Verma who believes in the power of sharing food hosts interfaith iftars as perfect opportunities for peace making between people of different religions.
Many non-Muslims in the Gulf nation fast in the month-long exercise spiritual cleansing every year. Some are inspired by the concept, others express solidarity with their Muslim brethren.
Everyone on Bali respects Nyepi, the Hindu Day of Silence, regardless of religion. The annual celebration highlights an example of religious tolerance and interfaith co-existence. Muslims performed Friday prayer, but did so without loudspeakers out of respect for Nyepi.
Navratri is a 9 night festival where God is worshiped in form of a loving Mother. Devout Hindus fast to rid themselves of non-divine qualities.
Welcoming a blessed Ramadan, a month of prayer, self-reflection, and self-purification
Hindu and Muslim leaders recently held a joint iftar feast at a palace in Denpasar on the Island of Bali to promote tolerance between their communities.
People, mostly Hindus are arranging fruits, sweets and dinner for Muslims keeping fast outside relief camps,
Dharma Deen Alliance explores the concept of divinity as being feminine, discussing its existence in both Hindu & Muslim traditions.