The fact the ISKCON hosted the Iftar right inside their temple complex “meant they did everything from the bottom of their heart and they view Muslims as their brothers,” Sheikh said.
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
The festivals of Teej and the first of the Ramzan coincided with each other after a gap of thirty years and saw people from the Hindu and Muslim communities celebrating the festivals with much love and peace in Jaipur.
People from different walks of life and faith shared a rare camaraderie at the Iftar organised by the Onam celebrations committee.
“We have done this to send a message across that Hindu and Muslims are one. The people chanted mantras, heard verses and the Quran in unision.”
Close to 300 Muslims accepted the invitation to offer prayers and break the Ramazan fast at Sarala Dhoomavathi Daivasthana temple.
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.