HUBLI: In yet another example of communal harmony, people of a village in Hubli district of Karnataka celebrated Ganesh Chaturthi and observed Muharram under the same pandal. The two communities offer prayers under the same roof. “There are around 4,000 people in this village and we all live in harmony. Here, the communities work together…
Hindu Muslim Unity: Ganesh celebrations that take place in mosques
“the past 40-50 years we have been celebrating…Muharram, Ganpati, Navratri together with religious amity.”
Hindu Muslim Unity: Hindu devotees deliver Muslim mother’s baby in temple
Stranded while in labor, a Muslim mom was helped by temple devotees in delivering her baby.
Hindu Muslim Unity: Muslims make space for Ganpati parade, Hindus silent for Muslim prayers
Hindus held Ganesh parade in silence for praying Muslims, while Muslims made open space for Ganesh procession
Hindu Muslim Unity: Hindu festival successful because of Muslim artisans
Six Muslim artisans of Malwa Mill locality of Indore have fashioned two memorable tableaux depicting Hindu tales for the Anant Chaturdashi festival.
Hindu Muslim Unity: Muslims host Qawwali competition at Ganesh festival they helped organize
“For us Ganeshotsav is not a Hindu festival, but a community event that we all participate in,” said Mohammad Ansari.
Is Hinduism polytheistic?
Often a point of contention in religious debates, the idea of God manifesting in various forms is greatly misunderstood. There are some who believe that Hindus worship “330 million different gods” with Hindu verses taken out of context and misconstrued.
Diwali is a celebration of light over darkness and good triumphing over evil.