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Hindu Muslim Unity: Diwali's shared teachings with Islam

Light is Diwali’s central symbol, and Muslims can therefore open new channels of interfaith dialogue by examining the importance of light within Islam.

In Islam light can be a mark of God’s presence. 357 more words

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A Pir and his Possessions

A midst the crowded by-lanes of Old Ahmadabad city, in an obscure corner, lies the Pir Mohammad Shah Dargah Trust. You may almost miss its entrance – an ancient stone and mortar arched doorway, partly hidden by the motley shops sprawled around it. 577 more words

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Hindu Muslim Unity: Pakistani Muslim family protects lone Hindu temple

JOHI: Sikandar Chandio’s Muslim family ‘protects’ the only temple in Johi, a town in which no Hindu family resides. A Hindu man handed over the charge of the temple to his grandfather, Jamaluddin. 97 more words

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The chords of unity – a musical counterpoint to Muzaffarnagar

Chennai. Anil Srinivasan and Sharik Hasan are two musicians with different styles. They play the same instrument.

They hail from different faiths. They belong to the same country. 640 more words


Hindu Muslim Unity: Muslims keep Ganesh festival alive

MAHARASHTRA: In 1893, Bal Gangadhar Tilak, then a 37-year-old journalist, took a momentous step to popularise the worship of Ganesh, using it as a powerful tool in the battle against the British Raj,. 191 more words

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