Examples of peace and harmony continue to exist all over the country in small gestures. It is these simple acts, prompted by generosity and large-heartedness which keeps our country from splintering violently. Check out some of these acts in the past, which will simply touch your heart. Read more: Communal Harmony
“My wife was close to delivering the baby and all we could see was a Ganpati mandir. As soon as we got down outside the temple, some women rushed to help us. “
PESHAWAR: Muslims, Christians and Sikhs joined Hindus in a rare Diwali celebrations in Peshawar, the capital of Pakistan’s Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa province. The event was organised by All Pakistan Hindu Rights Movement Chairman Haroon Sarab Diyal at the premises of ancient Gor Khattree monument here on Saturday night. Diyal said the “objective of holding this unique gathering was…
Nazim approached temple administrators and told them: “You Hindus will soon have your new temple. But we Muslims have no place to worship…would you give us a small area of your land?”
“Just as Hindu people and their leaders participated in our Eid celebration, we are also celebrating the Hindu festival called Dashain.”
“Dadi always says that no religion talks ill of other religion. Unless we start respecting each other (Hindu and Muslims), outsiders will draw advantage. It’s high time that we get united.”
“The common thread which bonded interfaith families was their love for family and humanity.”
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
Kuldeep Singh Saini, a mechatronics engineer developed the app Ramadan 2016 which helps keep a track of the direction of prayer, iftar (meal after sunset), sehri (pre-dawn meal), prayer timings, and has been downloaded more than 500,000 times.
The strand of Sufism which emerged on the banks of Indus, consciously eschewed religious orthodoxy and, at times, even rebelled against it.
A tazia is a replica of Imam Hussain’s tomb. In Gorakhpur, Uttar Pradesh, a Hindu family makes Tazias during Muharram.