Working for interfaith harmony happens every day by URI Cooperation Circles all over the world. World Interfaith Harmony Week (WIHW), the first week of every February, is a special time to celebrate and make real the vision of interfaith harmony for all. Enjoy these inspirations for WIHW.
Inspiration for WIHW - The URI Preamble
Read words from the opening of URI's Preamble and a quote from former Executive Director Victor Kazanjian.
Inspiration for WIHW - Swami Vivekananda
Read a quote from Swami Vivekananda's Chicago address to the Parliament of the World’s Religions in 1893.
Inspiration for WIHW - Surprised by Friendship
David Cooperidder, designer of the Appreciative Interview format, reflects on a meeting for religious leaders.
Inspiration for WIHW - Prayer for Religious Leaders
Read a prayer by Rabbi Alon Goshen-Gottstein, 2009 Founder and Director of Elijah Interfaith Institute.
Inspiration for WIHW - One Song Poem
Read a translation of One Song by Rumi.
Inspiration for WIHW - Diversity and Commonality in Dialogue
Diversity is not the stumbling block to dialogue, but the prerequisite for it.
Inspiration for WIHW - Poem, The Truth of the One
Read a poem from a URI Cooperation Circle member in Denmark.