Interfaith

Going beyond Religion, Spirituality!

OM! Humble salutations to the Supreme Intelligence, The Advaitha Guru Parampara (lineage teaching non-Duality) and my own Acharya (Preceptor) for the content that I put forth in this blog ! It is a very common question, especially among those who are new to spirituality,”Where do I begin? Do I really need a guide/teacher to teach…

How to get insights from your dreams

Dreams give us access to our inner worlds. With practice we can learn to tap into Soul’s eternal wisdom and insights. While our Western culture has lost an appreciation for our dreams, it is possible by using a few simple spiritual exercises to apply insights gained in dreams to make our outer life a happier…

Interfaith Calendar 2017

Almost each day of the year is a sacred time for someone, somewhere. This inclusive religious calendar for nine major world religions: Baha’i, Buddhism, Christianity, Hinduism, Jainism, Judaism, Islam, Paganism, Shinto and Sikhism, as well as Humanist/Secular dates. We hope you will come to this page regularly to learn about the festivals of your spiritual tradition…

Celebrating Diwali 2016

Globally, October 30th is celebrated as Diwali, the festival of lights. It is arguably one of the biggest celebrations inside and outside of India for the South Asian community. What is most incredible is the diversity of significance of the day for a number of different faith communities including Hindus, Buddhists, Jains and Sikhs. While Diwali is…

Interfaith Calendar 2016

Almost each day of the year is a sacred time for someone, somewhere. This inclusive religious calendar for nine major world religions: Baha’i, Buddhism, Christianity, Hinduism, Jainism, Judaism, Islam, Paganism, Shinto and Sikhism. We hope you will come to this page regularly to learn about the festivals of your religious tradition as well as your neighbours’…

Diwali 2015

Globally, November 10th is celebrated as Diwali, the festival of lights. It is arguably one of the biggest celebrations inside and outside of India for the South Asian community. What is most incredible is the diversity of significance of the day for a number of different faith communities including Hindus, Buddhists, Jains and Sikhs. While Diwali is…

Norway’s Muslims Form ‘Ring of Peace’ Around Oslo’s Synagogue

More than 1,000 people formed a ‘ring of peace’ Saturday outside Oslo’s main synagogue at the initiative of a group of young Muslims, offering symbolic protection for the city’s Jewish community and condemning an attack on a synagogue in neighbouring Denmark last weekend. Chanting “No to anti-semitism, no to islamophobia,” Norway’s Muslims formed what they called…

Interfaith Calendar 2015

Almost each day of the year is a sacred time for someone, somewhere. This inclusive religious calendar for nine major world religions: Baha’i, Buddhism, Christianity, Hinduism, Jainism, Judaism, Islam, Paganism, Shinto and Sikhism. We hope you will come to this page regularly to learn about the festivals of your religious tradition as well as your neighbours’…

Spirituality and Service

For centuries in the Roman Catholic tradition the Pope has been seen as being essentially the “servus servorum Dei,” that is “the servant of the servants of God.” It is a title many recent Popes have used in documents of note. Indeed, the present Pope, Francis I sees himself as embodying quintessentially this perspective on the papacy. One of…

An Interfaith Calendar 2014

Almost each day of the year is a sacred time for someone, somewhere. This inclusive religious calendar for nine major world religions: Baha’i, Buddhism, Christianity, Hinduism, Jainism, Judaism, Islam, Paganism, Shinto and Sikhism. We hope you will come to this page regularly to learn about the festivals of your religious tradition as well as your neighbours’…

Hindus welcome Church of Ireland’s 1st woman bishop

PRESS RELEASE                               01/12/2013 Hindus have welcomed Church of Ireland, a province of the worldwide Anglican Communion, for appointing its first woman bishop. Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in a statement in Nevada (USA) today, called it a historic achievement and “a…

Pope Francis Calls for Powers to be Stripped from Vatican

The Pope has outlined his vision for the future of the Catholic Church, call for powers to be stripped from the Vatican, although he ruled out allowing women priests. Pope Francis has called for power in the Catholic Church to be devolved away from the Vatican, in the first major work he has written in the role.…

Diwali 2013

Globally, November 3rd is celebrated as Diwali, the festival of lights. It is arguably one of the biggest celebrations inside and outside of India for the South Asian community. What is most incredible is the diversity of significance of the day for a number of different faith communities including Hindus, Buddhists, Jains and Sikhs. While Diwali…