September 11 – A day of remembrance

September 11, 2006 at 6:01 pm (Uncategorized)

This day appears so vivid in my memory… Who can forget this day, when the nation of America was threatened, for the first time in its own shores? Who can forget when the symbols of economic prosperity of the world – the WTC are brought down by a group of evil men believing in bigoted ideology?

As a coincidence, on this same day in 1893 Swami Vivekanda spread his word of religious tolerance and equality of religions in the Chicago Conferance. On this same day in 1906, Mahatma Gandhiji started his legendary Sathyagraha that ensure peace and justice for a billion people and stood as an inspiration for freedom all over the world, right from Martin Luther King to Nelson Mandela. And a great chain of events took place after this 9/11 is standing to put an end to the evil flames of religious extremism. Read the rest of this entry »

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