Perfect blend of communal harmony: Islam follower looks after temple in Vadodara

Gujarat, Nov 18 (ANI): Vadodara, located in the western state of Gujarat, is an important industrial, educational and cultural hub of western India. The city houses people from different communities, who live in harmony and help each other during different religious ceremonies. In a similar example, a person belonging to Muslim community takes care of a Temple and its arrangements during important religious gatherings. The man along with other Muslim fellows maintains cleanliness of the temple and even decorates it during religious occassions. The love and devotion of this Muslim man for Hindu brethren reflects the age old tradition of the country which is cherished by one and all. Nov 18, 2014

People from varied communities throng the Urs of Sai Ganji Baba

Jammu, Nov 18 (ANI): India, a country of varied religious communities, known for its religious acceptance and tolerance. It houses people from different religious beliefs who celebrate each other's fairs and festivals with zeal and enthusiasm. A similar example is seen during the Urs of Sai Ganji Baba in Rajouri district of Jammu and Kashmir, where devotees including Hindu and Muslims pay obeisance to saint and seek his blessings. During the Urs, religious scholars threw light on the teachings of the saint, while devotees remain busy chanting hymns and pray for peace and prosperity in the region. A free community kitchen is also installed where free food is served to devotees, who take the same as blessings from the shrine. The shrine showcases the mutual respect and brotherhood between the people of different communities, for which India is known in the world. Nov 18, 2014

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