This Eid we ask: is Qurbani necessary for one to be a devout Muslim?
Kartik Mohandas breaks his Ramadan fast with meditation while Muslim friends recite prayers. “I have only one phrase and it comes from a Vedic text…’the world is my family'”.
From Makar Sankranti, Bhogali Bihu, Lohri, Pongal to Eid-e-Milad-un-Nabi, a string of festivals lined up on Tuesday will make it a day of celebration of sorts for the city.
It was a rare sight indeed to see burqa-clad Muslim women attending the program held at the Glass House inside the temple premises.
This piece explores the importance of fasting in both traditions and its correlation to spiritual progress. Part 1 explores fasting in Islam while Part 2 discusses fasting in Hinduism.