A tazia is a replica of Imam Hussain’s tomb. In Gorakhpur, Uttar Pradesh, a Hindu family makes Tazias during Muharram.
It’s a language traditionally associated with sacred Hindu texts. But about 100 Muslim girls in two Jharkhand schools have shattered the stereotype about Sanskrit, choosing the classical language over Urdu and Persian, saying it is much easier to learn and score good marks in.
Shahid Ali, a Muslim priest, performs rituals for Durga, fasts for Navratri, and is familiar with Hindu shastras
“the past 40-50 years we have been celebrating…Muharram, Ganpati, Navratri together with religious amity.”
A Muslim shrine has hosted Krishna’s birthday celebrations for over 300 years
Eid brings extra sweetness as Muslim families make seiwan given by Hindu women
A bidi-smoking Muslim taxi driver helps Hindu travelers complete their pilgrimage
15 year old Nazia was awarded for saving 6 year old Hindu girl from kidnappers
International Langar Week was celebrated by feeding people of different faiths at Jama Masjid
How a world famous musician came to Islam through a Hindu astrologer
Chhaya was unable to afford rites for her deceased husband so Muslim friend Razzak Tikari helped