A Muslim shrine has hosted Krishna’s birthday celebrations for over 300 years
Hindus and Muslims collaborate together for the Jagannath festival celebrating the deity form Vishnu or Krishna
History shows that many Muslim artists have produced exquisite paintings of Krishna.
We live in a diverse society where Muslims & Hindus have co-existed for centuries. But they are mutually unacquainted with the great scriptures of one another” – Anwar Jalalpuri
“humanity is the most important religion that we must follow” – A Muslim student when asked about her winning a Hindu scripture contest
Inside Sanatan Vishwa Darshan Mandir one can find statues of deities and saints belonging to various faiths including Buddhism, Jainism, Christianity, Islam, and Sikhism.
Children attend a madrasa where Quran, Mahabharata and Ramayana are taught with Hindi and Urdu.
Thousands of Muslim artisans in the region have been working round the clock to make countless bejewelled outfits and accessories for the statues of Krishna and other Hindu deities for the Janmashtami festival.
Abdul Rashid is a 58-year-old designer behind the beautiful clothes and decorations of Lord Krishna and Radha at the ISKCON temple at Juhu.
For decades the practice has been tieing one side of a rope holding a pot between a mosque and a building recreating baby Krishna’s activity of stealing yogurt hung from the ceiling in clay pots.
“both women and men are manifestations of the Supreme Being” – Atharva Veda Samhita 8:9:11
Muslim and Vaishnavas met in DC to discuss the many Names of God. “Reverence for God’s name is an important aspect of both traditions, and we thought it was something around which we could share commonalities, understand differences, and learn from each other,” one attendee said.