Tag: Interfaith work

Celebrating Sikhism at Guru Nanak Devji Gurdawara – Manchester

On 28th February the management of the temple Guru Nanak Devji Gurdwara in Monton St in Manchester, partnership with #We Stand Together – hosted a marvelous event. What a marvelous time we had we learnt so much and tasted marvelous hospitality through Langar – a meal. Tour It was an interfaith evening for the people of…




Celebrating Chinese New Year with the Buddhist Community at Fo Guang Shan Temple

It was a pleasure and privilege to join the Buddhist community in their celebration of the Chinese new year, the Year of the Monkey at the Fo Guang Shan Temple. I was invited by the delightful venerable Miao Dao from Taiwan, who heads the temple. A good friend, it was marvelous to spend time with her and…




Interfaith Twinning Event at Withington Girls’ School – Spreading Peace & Hummus

It was a pleasure visiting Withington Girls’ School in Manchester for our season of twinning event. Over 100 Muslim and Jewish girls with their teachers and sixth form prefects attended a session led by myself and Jonny Wineberg. This was one of the five schools who benefited from the celebratory #SpreadHummusNotHate initiative to promote messages of peace,…




Our Universities Twinning Event #Spread Hummus Not Hate at St Peter’s House

Promoting Peace and Spreading Hummus across Manchester! After months of planning on 3rd of December we were delighted to host our Manchester University Students & Community event for the season of twinning at St Peter Chaplaincy. Students and staff from the University of Manchester and the Manchester Metropolitan University alongside members of different faith communities took part in…




Interfaith Twinning Event at Manchester Grammar School

I helped to organise and took part in our first UK interfaith ‘Twinning’ event in schools in Manchester. Twinning Muslim and Jewish pupils in Manchester Grammar School. This event is part of the Twinning season initiative, spearheaded from New York, Foundation For Ethnic Understanding under the directorship of Walter Ruby. The message is simple – promotion…




UNIVERSITY OF GUJRAT

It was memory lane for me when I visited Gujrat, the city of my birth, and passed my former primary school  before visiting the university. Located right in the heart of the city, there is now a new school in its place, but I attended school here for three years before leaving for England. Unfortunately, I had no time to go inside…