Every Ramzan, many Hindus living in Pakistan fast.
“For me, fasting for a few days in the month of Ramadan means connecting with Muslims and showing solidarity with them”
The fact the ISKCON hosted the Iftar right inside their temple complex “meant they did everything from the bottom of their heart and they view Muslims as their brothers,” Sheikh said.
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.
Eid brings extra sweetness as Muslim families make seiwan given by Hindu women
DUBAI: Representatives of Al Manar Islamic Centre ended their fast on Monday evening at the Jebel Ali-based Guru Nanak Darbar Gurudwara during an iftar organised by the temple committee that represents 250,000 members of the Sikh community. The iftar followed a religious discourse where scholars exchanged ideas. Both Sikh priests and Islamic scholars exchanged ideas…
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'”.
Kids of all faiths sing Hanuman Chalisa, learn about Ramzan & Navratri and the cultural diversity of India and its many religions.
Houston chef Kiran Verma who believes in the power of sharing food hosts interfaith iftars as perfect opportunities for peace making between people of different religions.
Khairatan Devi started fasting at 15 with Muslim girls. Khairatan says that fasting during Ramzan changed her life. “Allah blesses the rozedar with patience and favors,” she said.
Many non-Muslims in the Gulf nation fast in the month-long exercise spiritual cleansing every year. Some are inspired by the concept, others express solidarity with their Muslim brethren.