Built two hundred years ago this temple and mosque side by side clearly reflects the fact that the culture of communal harmony still prevails in the country.
Kids of all faiths sing Hanuman Chalisa, learn about Ramzan & Navratri and the cultural diversity of India and its many religions.
“Without the sincere support of Muslims, we can’t dream of celebrating the festival in such a big way as the Hindu population is very few.”
City based artisans are busy giving final touches to the effigies of Ravana a day before the festival of Dussehra. The craftsmen, all of whom were Muslims said that they have been making the effigies of the Ravana for several years now.
The 800-year-old Dhakeshwari temple is like no other Hindu temple in the world. It is a must-visit for not only the country’s estimated 14 lakh Hindus, but also for the vast majority of Muslims here. Durga Puja, for us, is an occasion to do some social service and strengthen bonds between members of other communities,” says Bashudeb Dhar
A Hindu festival, Muslim organiser and a Christian institute as venue.
“All festivals are the same be it Eid or Dussehra. We all must celebrate them”
“Still in Walled city areas which has a mixed population you cannot differentiate between Hindus and Muslims even after playing garba for the whole night,”
Only four Hindu families live in Saguuniya, a Muslim-dominated village but celebrate Durga Puja thanks to the support of Muslims.
In this holy land—with its mix of Ramanand, Kabir, Nanak, Chishti, Khusro, Nizam, Sai Baba, Sheikh Farid and Bulle Shah—no terrorist organization can uproot communal harmony
Navratri is a 9 night festival where God is worshiped in form of a loving Mother. Devout Hindus fast to rid themselves of non-divine qualities.
Two friends, one Muslim, one Hindu, discuss celebrating Eid and Navratri together on their college campus