Posts Tagged ‘Interreligious harmony’

Worshiparama: 76 house of worship in one month

Monday, July 3rd, 2023

Last June, Shashank Sharma embarked on a mission to visit the highest number of places of worship in a month. He successfully visited 76 sacred spaces, including Hindu, Buddhist, and Jain temples, Sikh gurdwaras, mosques, churches, and a Baha’i place of worship. In May of this year, Guinness World Records confirmed and certified his impressive Read more

‘We All Pray to The Same God’: Muslim Man Donates Land for Temple

Thursday, December 10th, 2020

HMG Basha, a resident of Kadugodi in Bengaluru, decided to give up some of his land for refurbishment of the Anjaneya Swamy temple on the Bengaluru-Hoskote highway. A small temple existed near his plot and the trust of the shrine wanted to renovate and rebuild it. Locals see this as an act of communal harmony Read more

Ahok, jailed former governor says he forgives and accepts

Thursday, May 25th, 2017

“I know this is not easy for you to accept this reality, let alone me, but I have learned to forgive and accept all this,” the former governor of Jakarta  said in a letter read out at a news conference held by his wife Veronica Tan on Tuesday. In the letter Basuki Tjahaja Purnama, (Ahok) Read more

God’s special plans for Pakistani Christians

Monday, May 1st, 2017

Pakistani Christians have suffered much persecution from the Islamic State. However the Archbishop of Lahore, Sebastian Shaw, says Pakistani Christians are realizing that God gave them a special calling to be his witnesses and work for the human rights and dignity of all in their country. Read more

A Dominican priest and a great imam scoop award

Monday, March 20th, 2017

A Dominican priest and a great imam have been held up as models “to the entire African continent for interreligious ‎harmony active in daily work”. The African branch of United Religions Initiative (URI) presented Father James Channan and Abdul Khabir Azad, the great Imam of the royal mosque in Lahore, with the “Award for Interreligious Read more