‘It’s a unifying experience’: Winona Interfaith Council brings religious, spiritual communities together for Thanksgiving service

On Tuesday, more than 50 people of differing beliefs came together for a Thanksgiving service during which a person from each of five different faiths — Bahá’í, Hindu, Christian, Jewish and Zen-Buddhist — spoke from their own perspectives about gratitude … Continue reading

Carnegie Foundation and Elijah Interfaith Institute to Draft Friendship Pact for World Religions

  The Carnegie Foundation and The Elijah Interfaith Institute have announced that they are working on a historic friendship treaty between the world’s largest religions, intending to invite senior leaders from various world faiths—such as the Dalai Lama, the Pope, … Continue reading

Nationwide interfaith program launched to boost Singapore’s social cohesion

SINGAPORE: A new interfaith initiative to boost Singapore’s resilience and ensure social cohesion was launched on Saturday (Feb 3), by Singapore’s five district mayors at the Singapore Management University’s Ngee Ann Kongsi Auditorium. The nationwide programme, called Common Senses for Common … Continue reading

This Tibetan Mountain Is Sacred to Adherents of Four Different Religions

This appears in Slate Why is Tibet’s roughly 22,000-foot Mount Kailash sacred? Depends who you ask. Jains believe it’s where a saint achieved enlightenment. Bonpos believe it’s where their founder descended to Earth. Hindus believe it is where the god … Continue reading