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.”
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
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
Jhulelal or Daryalal is known and worshipped in many forms, across religious sects
“As you can see that the temple and the mosque have been constructed side by side. Nobody gets into an argument here. We celebrate their festivals, they celebrate ours. Whenever we want, we worship in our temple as well as mosque.”
Muslim Dargah caretaker also handles worship at Shiva temple