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I often tell people that I have the easiest interfaith job in the world because I work with kids. It’s easy to assume that kids are too young to wonder about life’s “big questions,” but my experience...
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Muslims around the world are observing a month of fasting. This month signifies a period of physical and spiritual workout for self purification to get rid of impurities of body and soul. A typical fast...
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The Ratha Yatra, also known as the Ratha Jatra, is an annual Hindu festival that commemorates the journey of Hindu deity Jagannath to visit Gundicha Temple . Hindus typically hold the Ratha Yatra in the...
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Junaid Khan, 15 years young, had gone for Eid shopping with his brothers to Delhi. He was never to return. On his way home to Ballabgarh, a hate-fuelled group of men pounced on him. He was stabbed during...
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Muslims are being projected as the enemy of the state and the people of the country. There is legitimisation of the communal ideology by the State and the media, this has led to acceptance of prejudices...
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22 RELIGIOUS LEADERS JOIN HANDS TO APPEAL TO PEOPLE TO MAKE FRIENDS WITH PEOPLE OF OTHER FAITHS. World religious leaders have for the first time partnered up in a rare appeal for world peace. The appeal...
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My incorrigible Son Junaid ..I Told You Not To Wear That Skull Cap ..!! #Junaid -A thousand duas will not bring you back.. Nor will a million cries .. You were our pride and joy ..our sonny boy .. ...
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Every society has its own share of folklore. For the Japanese, Tanabata, the Festival of the Stars, is based on one of these legends. The festival falls on July 7 of each year. The Japanese celebration...
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A bus carrying seven pilgrims who were returning from Amarnath -- a shrine wedged inside a narrow gorge nearly 50 km from Pahalgam, Kashmir -- was attacked by terrorists. Of the seven killed, six were...
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I often say that if I headed back to college today, I would major in comparative religions rather than political science … because religious actors and institutions are playing an influential role in...
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BASIRHAAT HINDSIGHT :_ THE "OTHER" IS NOT MY ENEMY ! No matter how technologically sophisticated we Indians may become. No matter how honest and decent we Indians are in our private lives, No matter how...
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Are we, as a nation, inclined to reading the fine print? Can one say confidently of any people that they can read the fine print? Look at how Donald Trump swayed the Americans and how they wail about it...
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THE NEW SIGN POSTED AT THE DOOR OF THE PAPAL RESIDENCE URGES VISITORS TO GET THEIR ACT TOGETHER Pope Francis's message was never clearer: he communicated through a sign that one must not whine. The sign,...
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OVER 600% INCREASE IN THE AUSTRALIAN HINDU POPULATION IN 11 YEARS Australia has long been viewed as a Christian stronghold, but it seems that things are starting to change. The results of the 2016 Australian...
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This year, Monday, August 7 marks one of the most important celebrations for Hindus throughout the world: Rakshabandhan, a ceremony honoring the bond between sisters and brothers. Thedate of Rakshabandanvaries...
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LIFE, AHIMSA, REFLECTION AND FORGIVENESS For over 2,000 years, the religion of Jainism has attracted millions of followers in India and across the rest of the world. September marks one of the most important...
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The Sikh organization Delhi Sikh Gurdwara Management Committee (DSGMC) under the leadership of Manjinder Singh Sirsa, the organization's General Secretary, has urged the United Nations Secretary General...
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The claim is proved by statistics in the World Christian Database. In 1951, the landlocked Asian country had no Christians in its population. In 1961, there were 458 Christians living and in 2001, the...
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TENS OF THOUSANDS COME FOR CEREMONY 1997 was the year in which we lost Mother Teresa. Both Christians and Muslims came together on the 20th anniversary of her death to consecrate a cathedral dedicated...
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The Myanmarese allegedly found those bodies in mass graves. As per information released by the Myanmar army, the bodies of eight males and 20 females were discovered in two pits located in Myanmar's northern...
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