Monthly Archives: February 2020

Stories of Harmony over Hate: Delhi violence

Word For Peace Hindus, Muslims, Sikhs, Dalits and other communities have all come together to help each other and change the hateful narrative spread by Hindutva elements Amid the stories of gruesome violence and disruption of communal harmony coming in from the national capital New Delhi, it is heartening to see stories of hope too coming through, disrupting the narrative …

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Delhi: Chand Bagh Muslims Protect Temple By Forming Human Chain

Word For Peace NEW DELHI: After three days of violence in northeast Delhi, the area’s residents gave a message of harmony and brotherhood by saving a temple from being vandalised. The incident was reported from Chand Bagh, one of the worst-affected areas, where an elderly man and several other local residents formed a human chain around a temple and saved it. …

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Scenes of Unity, Brotherhood & Tolerance Amid Delhi’s Recent Riots

Word For Peace Delhi Riots Delhi Riots also witnessed scenes of unity, brotherhood and tolerance as Hindus helped save many Muslims, Muslims formed human chains to save temples, Sikhs opened gurdwaras for muslims, Dalits patrolled the streets of Muslims areas. This is the real India, the tolerant once that Buddha, Mahavira, Nizamuddin Awliya, Amir Khusrau and Mahatma Gandhi envisaged. It …

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Celebrating LOVE 365 days in a year!

Word For Peace By The Wedding Brigade, India’s only one-stop wedding content, e-commerce, online and offline services platform Amidst the hustle and bustle of daily life, running between jobs and personal errands, we often forget to take a second for ourselves to appreciate the people in our lives. This is most common with young couples — for many millennial couples, …

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‘Saath Do’: Kashmiri Pandits & Muslims hold joint peace rally in Srinagar

Word For Peace The rally, named ‘Saath Do’, will start from Batamaloo and go through various areas of downtown Srinagar before culminating at Kashmir Press Club Polo View on February 28 To show unity between two communities, Kashmiri pandits and Muslims will hold a joint rally on streets of Srinagar to spread a message of peace. The rally is being …

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What On Earth Are We On Earth For?

Word For Peace By Anguba One of the most basic questions about human existence that we could ask ourselves is: What is the purpose of life? Or, to put it differently, What on Earth are we on Earth for? God, our Maker, has created each one of us, just as He has created the rest of the vast universe. Surely, He must have …

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Book Review: Why Bad Things Can’t Happen to Good People!

Word For Peace Name of the Book: Why Bad Things Can’t Happen to Good People!: Because APPLES Can’t Grow on MANGO Trees Author: Atman in Ravi (AiR) Published by: AiR Institute of Realization, Bangalore (air.ind.in) Year: 2019 Pages: 122 ISBN: 978-93-5391-835-4 Price: Rs. 125 (paperback)/ Rs. 175 (hardcover) Reviewed by Qalamdar   Almost every human being seeks happiness and, conversely, tries to avoid …

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Gandhi Ji and His Religion: Natural Laws and the Universe

Word For Peace گاندھی جی اور مذہب :  اس سلسلے کی دو اہم قسطیں جن میں گاندھی صاحب کے مذہبی تصورات کو  موضوع بحث بنایا گیا ہے ۔ گاندھی ایک خدا کو مانتے ہیں ، ہندو  مختلف بتوں کو پوجتے ہیں لیکن اس میں بھی مظاہر قدرت جن میں خدا نظر آتاہے  کی عبادت کرتے ہیں ۔ اصل میں ان …

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Pakistan-India Crossing Is A ‘Corridor of Hope’, UN Chief Says, Wraps Up Visit With Call For Interfaith Dialogue

Word For Peace “This is a very emotional moment. It is wonderful to see interfaith dialogue” said the Secretary-General, on the last leg of his three-day visit to Pakistan, where, since Sunday, he has pressed for climate action, and praised Pakistan’s compassion for hosting Afghan refugees, as well as the South Asian country’s major contributions to UN peacekeeping. António Guterres …

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Muslims in Mahrashtra: Birth anniversary of Shivaji celebrated with increasing participation

Word For Peace The 390th birth anniversary of the most loved Maratha leader Shivaji, ‘Shiv Jayanti’ was celebrated on February 19 across educational institutions and social organizations of Maharashtra. The occasion was celebrated independently in cities of Bhiwandi, Jalgao, Osmanabad, Solapur, Kolhapur, Ausa, Ratnagiri and more. Notably, Muslims registered huge participation in the state wide birth anniversary celebration of the …

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