Category: LOST & FOUND: Stories of Our Cooperation Circle

Small Steps Towards an Inclusive Society – Support4 Enlightenment Foundation

By Atharva Mehendale Individuals together create a society – societies together create a state – states together create a nation. Keeping this very ideology in mind, Support Foundation was born out of the need felt by Mrs. Jacintha Reema Barua, Founder/Director of the organisation to bring about a sustainable change in the society. The purpose…
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Cooperation Circles in North India Celebrate International Women’s Day!

International Women’s Day is celebrated annually on March 8 to commemorate the social, political and economic achievements of women. Women in different parts of the world celebrate come together to celebrate one another and rally for equal treatment and representation in all spheres. This year’s campaign is represented by the #BreakTheBias and calls on people to work…
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World Interfaith Harmony Week Celebration by Sangrur CC

““If we are to teach real peace in the world, and if we are to carry out a real war against war, we shall have to begin with our children.” Mahatma Gandhi The World Interfaith Harmony Week was first proposed at the UN General Assembly on September 23, 2010 by H.M. King Abdullah II of…
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KATHAK DHAROHAR WORKSHOP IN UTTARKASHI, UTTARAKHAND

Since the beginning of civilisation dance has been a form of expression, of showcasing togetherness, harmony & inclusivity. the art of dance spreads the message of love & peace. With this message, the Kathak Dharohar organised a 20-day Kathak dance workshop from 4th January to 23rd January 2022 at the P.G. College, Uttarkashi with 50%…
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Sangrur CC – Promoting Interfaith Harmony in a Polarized World

Written by Atharva Mehendale Sangrur CC, a member group of URI- North India & Afghanistan has been actively working in a number of social spheres in Sangrur, Punjab since 2012. In general, people with less power along a variety of dimensions – underprivileged communities, tend to be more vulnerable and may fare more poorly in and…
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Dhwani- Newsletter 2021

As a family of diverse cultures, faiths, ages and myriad of perspectives, our Cooperation Circles continue to promote enduring, daily interfaith cooperation, and create cultures of peace, justice and healing for the Earth and all living beings. With immense joy, we present the annual newsletter for URI North India- Dhwani, sharing the continuous efforts of…
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सर्वधर्म यात्री

-राम मोहन राय मेरा अज़ीज़ मुबशशिर -एक सच्चा मुसलमान     मैं जन्म से ही आर्य समाजी परिवार से हूं यानी एक मूर्तिपूजक विरोधी हिन्दू ।परन्तु अपनी दृढ़ धार्मिक आस्था के बावजूद भी मैने कभी भी किसी अन्य धर्म स्थल पर जाने में गुरेज नही किया । मैने अपने नियमो का पालन करते हुए भूल…
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A Voice for All – Nirmala Deshpande Sansthan, Panipat

By Atharva Mehendale Nirmala Deshpande Sansthan, a civil society organisation was established in the industrial city of Panipat, Haryana in 2009 in the honour of Nirmala Deshpande, noted Indian social activist. She devoted her adult life to promotion of communal harmony and service to women, tribal people, and the dispossessed in India. She was awarded Padma Shri…
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Is Education Enough? – My Perch

By Atharva Mehendale Education for all, at all levels, and at all ages is an instrument to bring about a transformational change in the society. It has been identified as one of the major agencies of socialisation; with teachers and educational institutions acting as socialising agents. It can bring about an attitude change against orthodoxy, obscurantism, caste-class…
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