Sufis and Gurus, and their message, transcends geographical and cultural boundaries. “They are the beacons of light”
An author travels through Pakistan documenting similarities between different faiths
The Sufi and Bhakti tradition in Pakistan and India are two such trends from within Islam and Hinduism respectively, that are focused more on the unity of humanity as a whole, overcoming sectarian divides. The saints from these traditions had massive appeal among people of different religions and they were away from the centers of…
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…
What started off as a humble attempt to provide a counter narrative to extremism and hate speech has turned into a campaign reaching out to hundreds of people through advertisements promoting social and religious coexistence using rickshaws.
Uthaya Sankar was raised Hindu, often went to Sunday school at a Christian church and sometimes played at mosques.
Politicians are dividing the peoples in the name of religion for their own benefits. The holy scripture Sri Guru Granth Sahib is not only on for Sikhs but for the whole humanity which is why Sikhs held a symposium promoting communal harmony.
Religion has never been a barrier in this town where all faiths participate in each others religious festivals in this Punjabi city.
Every year local Muslims congregated at a local park to offer Eid prayers. But because of heavy rains, many were unable to pray on the muddy ground so the Sikh community offered their gurdwara as a prayer space.
“We organised Eid and Diwali Milan on the same day to give a message to the outside world that we are still together and we will be together, no matter what,”
Guest writer Sonny Singh explains Sikhism and misconceptions surrounding its relationship with Hinduism and Islam.
Around 200 mosques have been repaired, rebuilt or built from scratch with the help of Sikhs & Hindus in the last 10 years.