CELEBRATING "THE WORLD INTERFAITH HARMONY WEEK"
"If there is to be peace in the World,
There must be peace in the nations.
If there is to be peace in the nations
There must be peace in the cities.
If there is to be peace in the cities
There must be peace between neighbors.
If there is to be peace between neighbors,
There must be peace in the home.
If there is to be peace in the home
There must be peace in the heart".
Referring the great prayer of Lao Tse, a Chinees philosopher of 6th BCE Rev. Kalyan Kumar Kisku elaborated the main focus of celebrating "Interfaith Harmony Week" in a concluding ceremony at "Center for Conflict Resolution and Peace Building" Bankura, West Bengal, India on 06th February . 50 participants from 6 Cooperation Circles from all over West Bengal took oath to propagate enduring daily interfaith cooperation, to end religiously motivated violence and to creat5e cultures of peace, justice and healing for the Earth and all living beings. The participants also shared their sympathy for Rohit Vemula a brilliant scholar who had to die for intolerance, a burning issue which has its roots deeply embedded in politicization of religion in India.
Amala Farm took part in this auspicious event as a member of Cooperation Circle of United Religions Initiative.