Archive of Events

2014
Below are the list of WIHW events that took place globally for the year of 2014.

OPEN QUIZ ON HOLY SCRIPTURES

Start: Sunday 2nd of February 2014 12:00:08 AM
End: Sunday 2nd of February 2014 12:00:10 AM
Location: Karickam, Kottarkkara, IN
As done in the past two years during the Interfaith harmony Week, United Religions Initiative South India Region in collaboration with International Public School, Karickam will conduct an open quiz on 2nd february, 2013. Any one irrespective of age cn contest. we expect more than 100 participants this year.Sudents from various schools and colleges will be invited. The quiz will be based on Holy Scriptures. This will give an excellent opportunity for younger ones to come into contact with scripyures of other religions. several surveys have revealed that the student community is ignorant about the'other'. An interfaith seminr will also be conducted in conjunction with this.

International Sufi Rang Festival

Start: Monday 6th of January 2014 12:00:08 AM
End: Monday 13th of January 2014 12:00:09 AM
Location: Khwaja Moinuddin Hasan Chishti Shrine, Diggi Bazaar, Ajmer, Rajasthan, India, Ajmer, IN
Chishty Foundation's event International Sufi Rang Festival is based on the blessed vision ,principle and message of "Love towards all, Malice towards none" for the whole of Humanity which is the blessed message of Hz.Khawaja Moinuddin Hasan Chishty (r.a) popularly known as Khawaja Gharib Nawaz (r.a). It’s a universal message for the whole of humanity that we may love and respect the best of creations i.e. Human beings, among all the creations of the One Almighty Creator Allah (swt). The Interfaith message for Indian Sub-Continent and its people living in harmony from last 800 years and continue to do so. Our aim in creating this event is to realizes a blessed vision and to create a platform for people from around the world and walks of lives who believe in blessed message i.e. to love and serve the Humanity ( Khidmat e Khalq ) and to spread the message with all its essence among the people of our beautiful planet Earth . In today’s troubled times we believes that the message the great Sufi’s n Saints is the not just a way but it is the ONLY way for the solutions of the World problems and a perfect road map towards the Path of Love ,Peace n Brotherhood among the whole Humanity . As part of the larger picture through the blessed platform of Chishty Foundation ,we intend to promote the blessed Sufi teachings of Khawaja Gharib Nawaz , Sufi Art of Calligraphy , Sufi Poetry culture , Sufi music and concepts of Spirituality and Music and a strong connection between a Higher state of awearness of the Divine presence through Sama and Qawalli – The Chishty Sufi’s food for the Soul . This concept is yet to have a full vision and realization for the essence of complete Sufi understanding and teachings. The 5th International Sufi Rang Festival 2013 is our fifth edition towards realizing the blessed vision of blessed Chishty Sufi lineage . - ma Salama Ishq Bashad wa Baraka Bashad !- Alhamdulilah , this is our humble journey …………. May Allah (swt) accept this humble efforts and services of Chishty Khadims. Syed Salman Chishty Gaddi Nashin – Dargah Ajmer Sharif Khadim e Khawaja Gharib Nawaz (RA) Director Chishty Foundation Reg.No.2008000197 Chishty Mnazil, Jhalra Street, Dargah Sharif, Ajmer 305001 Rajasthan - India Cell # +91 9829174973 salmanchishty@hotmail.com www.chishtyfoundation.org

Sacred Spaces: Meeting Our Neighbours

Start: Saturday 1st of February 2014 12:00:09 AM
End: Saturday 1st of February 2014 12:00:09 AM
Location: Halifax Regional Municipality, Bland Street, Halifax, NS, Canada, Halifax Regional Municipality, CA
Feb 1-7 "SACRED SPACES: MEETING OUR NEIGHBOURS" Week-long series of events in diverse places of worship, prayer and practice in HRM, including Baha’i, Brahma Kumaris, Buddhist, Christian, Hindu, Jewish, Mi'kmaw,Muslim and Pagan communities. Free events! All welcome!

Celebration of World Interfaith Harmony

Start: Monday 3rd of February 2014 12:00:07 AM
End: Monday 3rd of February 2014 12:00:09 AM
Location: Halifax Regional Municipality, Halifax Regional Municipality, CA
Monday, Feb 3, 7-9 p.m. CELEBRATION OF WORLD INTERFAITH HARMONY Celebrating interfaith understanding, harmony & compassion among people of good will through music, prayers, song, dance and word. Mount Saint Vincent University Rosaria Multipurpose Room

How Muslims Relate to Christians

Start: Saturday 8th of February 2014 12:00:00 AM
End: Saturday 8th of February 2014 12:00:00 AM
Location: Finsbury Park Mosque, St Thomas ' Road, London , N4 2QH, London, GB
Event on 8 February 2014 at Finsbury Park Mosque, St Thomas ' Road, London , N4 2QH . We will have two Islamic scholars speaking: Dr Salim Al-Shoumari from Kuwait and Dr M Adil Salahi from Syria . They will be exploring how Muslims relate to Christians, followed by a Christian response. There will be plenty of time for questions and answers, the programme will start at 13.00 and finish by 16.00, lunch included.

Interfaith Cafe and Sikh Langar

Start: Tuesday 11th of February 2014 12:00:00 AM
End: Tuesday 11th of February 2014 12:00:00 AM
Location: Aspley Uniting Church, Aspley, Queensland, Australia, Brisbane, AU
This event is unique in the sense that a local suburban Christian Church and a local Sikh community are combining to organise an interfaith evening with the theme: MISSION IN WORLD RELIGIONS". The meal will be provided by the Sikh community and served in the spirit of traditional Langar hospitality. Internationally recognised scholars from different religions will be filmed being interviewed about their views on the theme: MISSION IN WORLD RELIGIONS. This filming will form the basis for the production of YouTube clips for posting on our website. www.interfaithinaction.or.au This event will be the first public event in a two day (11th, 12th Feb. 2014) series of academic forums/seminars focussed on the scholars preparation of material for the publication of a book entitled MISSION IN WORLD RELIGIONS to be edited by Dr Aaron Ghiloni. (www.missioninworldreligions.org.au)

Inter Faith Harmony Breakfast

Start: Thursday 6th of February 2014 12:00:00 AM
End: Thursday 6th of February 2014 12:00:00 AM
Location: Streatham Friends Meeting House, Lambeth, GB

Peace.....without Discrimination

Start: Saturday 1st of February 2014 12:00:00 AM
End: Tuesday 11th of February 2014 12:00:00 AM
Location: Gamal Farghaly Sultan Secondary School for boys, Assuit, EG
بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم السلام عليكم ورحمة الله وبركاتة ســــلام......بلا عنصرية شاركنا العام الماضي 2013 برسالة بسم الله الرحمن الرحيمعنوانها"عالم بلا رموز",وهانحن اليوم من مدرستنا بأحدى المحافظات بجنوب مصر وهى محافظة أسيوط . ندعوكم من مدرسة جمال فرغلس سلطان الثانوية بنيين . .أن نتبع السلام فهى رسالة السماء على الأرض ..ندعوكم للمحبة والتسامح والإخاء فنحن أمة واحدة ..منبع واحد ومنبت واحد..رافعة راية الإيمان بقلوب خاشعة إلى خالقها. ومن هنا لكي نقوم بتوصيل رسالتنا قمنا بعمل إحتفالية في نهاية خدمة أحد المدرسين (مسيحي) وقد قمنا بدعوة العديد من الزملاء من طوائف شتى وكان شرطنا آلا نحمل رمز او إشارة تدل على إختلاف أو تمايز وقد نجحنا في ذالك في خلق بيئة نبعها الإيمان في القلوب في حب وصفاء وتعامل فنحن أخوة من منبع واحد متحدون في الإنسانية والولاء والمحبة لشعبنا وشعوب العالم جميعا نرجوا أن تصلكم رسالتنا بمكانة عالية في نفوس الجميع ولنا رسالة اخرى في مستند وشكرا لدعوتكم الكريمة والسلام عليكم ورحمة الله وبركاتة. Peace...without Discrimination We participated in the last Event 2013 with a message called " a world without Signs" Now , we ask you to follow our second message which calls " Peace....without Discrimination". We invite you from Gamal Farghaly Sultan Secondary School at one of Upper Egypt Governorate called Assuit City. We invite all of you to follow PEACE , the massage of Heaven To Earth. We asked you to follow Love , Tolerance, and Brotherhood ;as we one nation from one Source(Adam and Hawa). Inside our hearts , there is a great believing that we are believing in One God called Allah. To convey our message , we hold a party for a Christian retired teacher. We invited different parties and sectors inside our city to attend this peaceful party Provided that no one carry a certain symbols because our believing hearts. Our Purpose is to create One Nation without Discrimination , without any symbols to live in Peace , as come from One Source. We believe that this is better for our Community, globe and Our humanity. We set also another message in document. We hope to accept our ideas in a higher position. Thanks so much for your Invitation. Peace from Allah be Upon You.

Community Expo of Beliefs and Ideas

Start: Saturday 1st of February 2014 12:00:10 AM
End: Saturday 1st of February 2014 12:00:04 AM
Location: Surrey Libraries, 10350 University Drive, Surrey, BC, Canada, Surrey, CA
A “Community Expo of Beliefs and Ideas” will take place at the Surrey City Center Library, 10350 University Drive, on Saturday, February 1 from 10:30am to 4:30pm. This event is affiliated with the United Nations World Interfaith Harmony Week. Registration is not required, but space is limited. All programs are free and light refreshments will be served. This day-long Community Expo will feature information booths from a range of religious, spiritual and philosophical groups in Surrey as well as a number of experiential sessions and activities open to the public. The aim of this event is to engage a broad cross-section of the community in learning about the plurality of worldviews in Surrey in a safe and non-judgmental setting. Experiential sessions will take place in Room 120 throughout the day. These sessions will include: a blessing from a local First Nations elder, a music yoga session with the Sahaja Yoga group, a performance by the Punjabi Masihi Church choir, chanting with the Soka Gakkei Buddhist group, a performance by a Muslim Children’s Nasheed group and a Satsang with the Art of Living Foundation. The Main Program from 2:00pm to 4:00pm will include music, meditation, and an interfaith panel discussion featuring speakers from five local faith traditions. The Main Program is presented by the Global Clergy Association of Canada, a group of clergy from different faith traditions that work together to promote harmony and understanding in the community. A community meditation event will take place throughout the day in the Library’s meditation room on the second floor. People from all religious, spiritual and philosophical backgrounds are invited to take part in this event by signing up to meditate for 15 minutes. Organizers hope that this event will demonstrate the range of traditions in our community that incorporate some form of meditation into their spiritual practice. A “Wall of Beliefs” will be on display in the main atrium of the Library. People from all religious, spiritual and philosophical backgrounds will be invited to respond to the prompt: “I believe…” by writing their response on a sticky-note and posting it on the wall. Organizers hope that by the end of the day the “Wall of Beliefs” will be an engaging visual representation of the diverse range of beliefs that make up our community. Children’s Storytimes will take place in the children’s area at times throughout the day. Children and families will be treated to a range of engaging stories from the world’s wisdom traditions. This event is open to people from all religious, spiritual and philosophical traditions. The Progressive Intercultural Services (PICS) Society is the lead agency for this event, with funding from EmbraceBC’s Interfaith Bridging grant. The community partners for this event are Surrey Libraries, the Global Clergy Association of Canada, and the Surrey Interfaith Council. For more information, please contact: David Dalley, Project Coordinator interfaith@movingtogether.ca 778.988.3549 Eva Touzard Coordinator, CALP 604.596.7722

INTERNATIONAL INTERFAITH HARMONY SEMINAR AND AWARDS

Start: Monday 3rd of February 2014 12:00:00 AM
End: Saturday 8th of February 2014 12:00:00 AM
Location: International Islamic University Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur, IN
Ma'din Academy, Kerala, India collaborates International Islamic University, Malaysia and Department of National Unity and Integration,Prime Minister Department, Kuala Lumpur to organize Interfaith Harmony Seminar and Awards 0n 3-8 February 2014 in International Islamic University , Malaysia. This is the third year that Ma'din Academy conducts this annual mega event in connection with United Nations Harmony Week celebration. Ma'din also conducts different events in India in February 2014 to promote interfaith harmony and multi culturalism.