Tag: peace

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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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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Palette of Palestine: Places that capture the essence of the world’s most disputed territory

By Aarushi Multani The date of November 29th may not hold much significance in our lives, it may just be a regular day that we kickstart by grabbing a cup of coffee on our way to work. But, for those who have been struggling to gain statehood for almost a century, it is not just…
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Religion is not all Violent

By Hiba Ishaq In the contemporary world, religion is seen as the main driver of violence and a tool used to justify violent acts of one community towards the other. Many conflicts of the world derive their authority and legitimacy from religion and also use it to propagate violence.  However, if religious values, ethics and…
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Celebrating Peace, Love and Non-Violence

KASTURBA BALIKA VIDYALAYA On the special occassion of International Day of Peace, Kasturba Balika Vidyalaya held a drawing competition on the theme of peace & harmony. Nearly 30 students participated in the drawing competition. In the evening, they also held an intergenerational peace dialogue with the hostel girls, along with a Candle Light March for…
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Peace

Photo by Candice Seplow on Unsplash Blood…beautiful, dark, thick blood, Flows through times, creating bonds generations deep, Of rivalries between families, states and nations, “Another ceasefire violated  in Kashmir today, another civilian in Afghanistan tortured”, Blood…it flows like water, as long as it’s someone else’s,  Like a river bathed in red dye, bodies swimming, gasping…
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Amidst the Hustle- Nature & Peace

By Upasna Mohapatra The tranquillity of the moment, the peace we observe in these photographs is what gives its real essence. During this pandemic, nature was able to breathe back. We could legitimately hear birds chirping, the sound of air, the purity in the sky. And through these portraits, we can clearly depict the above-mentioned…
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PEACE: THE REAL RELIGION WE NEED TO BELIEVE IN

Photo by Amaury Gutierrez on Unsplash Somewhere I rightly read, “When you make peace with yourself, you make peace with the world’’ – perhaps this saying holds more relevance at this juncture in time as we exist in a fragmented, divided, chaotic and disunited world than ever before. Peace has been a long adored far…
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The Musings of a Soldier

                                                                    Photo by Timon Studler on Unsplash It has never been easy for Aaron to take aim. Is it the pressure he feels on his shoulders from holding the rifle for so long or is it the burden of conscience that he has been trying to repress? He fails to understand which among the two…
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Redefining Social Impact: Tronica City CC

By Atharva Mehendale There’s evidence to show that today’s youth is increasingly interested in making a positive social impact through careers and business models. Broadly speaking, social impact is how organisations and businesses affect the surrounding community. Divya Tyagi Ji, from Tronica City CC has challenged this definition by single-handedly working for the social good…
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