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Hindu Muslim Relations

A Statue Grows In D.C.

Alissa Stern | Posted 07.29.2013 | Religion
Alissa Stern

When Dino Djalal, the Ambassador from Indonesia, the country with the largest Muslim population in the world, wanted to give a gift to Washington, D.C., he chose a statue of a Hindu goddess.

In Modi's Gujarat, Muslims Struggle to be respected by Hindus

Zahir Janmohamed | Posted 12.21.2012 | World
Zahir Janmohamed

Nida had always heard about housing discrimination in India but she had never experienced it, until she became an unwilling spokesperson for the plight of Gujarat's Muslims.

Ravana, Al-Awlaki And The Hijacking Of Religion

Vineet Chander | Posted 12.07.2011 | Religion
Vineet Chander

We need not look far to find the Ravanas of our time... They are us -- at our weakest, basest, and grossest; people of faith, in our darkest moments of hypocrisy.

Raksha Bandhan: An Opportunity For Social Cohesion

Anju Bhargava | Posted 11.06.2011 | Religion
Anju Bhargava

Tying a Rakhi on the wrists of close friends and neighbors underscores the need for a harmonious social life, where every individual co-exists peacefully as brothers and sisters.

Park 51 in India: The Babri Mosque Verdict

Shirin Sadeghi | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Shirin Sadeghi

The judicial verdict? That a holy site for Hindus and Muslims must be shared. The actual verdict? That there isn't a spot of land on Earth that people won't fight for in the name of religion.