Posts by: Faiths Forum

Holi Fact Sheet

What is Holi? Holi is a Hindu festival at which people get together to have fun, forgive old grudges and rekindle old relationships.. It is often referred to as the “festival of colours”. What does Holi mean? The term ‘Holi’, derives from the Holika, a demoness in Hindu scriptures. During Holi, Hindus commemorate the burning… Read more

Purim Fact sheet

What is Purim? Purim is a Jewish festival commemorating the salvation of the Jewish people from a plot to kill them by Haman, the viceroy to king Ahasuerus, in ancient Persia. What does Purim mean? The Word ‘purim’, meaning ‘lots’ relates to the proposal by Haman to cast lots to choose the date on which… Read more

Southall Faiths Forum Statement in response to New Zealand

Southall Faiths Forum is shocked and deeply saddened by the mass slaughter of Muslim worshippers at the Al-Noor and Linwood mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand on Friday 15th March 2019. We unreservedly condemn the killings as an act of pure evil and grieve with our Muslim sisters and brothers in Southall and beyond. No-one has… Read more

Response to Christchurch Attack

On Friday, 15th of March, in response to the horrific terror attack in Christchurch, New Zealand in which 50 Muslims were killed. Faiths Forum for London and the Turn to Love team organised and attended a vigil in memory of the innocent victims of the attack. Turn to love brings together a consortium of volunteers… Read more

Interfaith Tree Planting in Hillingdon

On Monday 18th March 2018, as part of our Interfaith Tree Planting project sponsored by the Mayor of London – Hindu Forum Britain and Eastcote Residents’ Association planted three trees with the aim of making London greener. The event was attended by the Mayor of Hillingdon, Councillor John Morgan and local faith leaders. There are… Read more

1 2 3 4 5 32