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Indian PM lays foundation stone of new temple at razed mosque site

The Muslim Times

templemodi The Muslim Times has the best collection for interfaith tolerance. Suggested reading: How can Hindus think like a Muslim or a Jew, despite the mention of 330 million gods?

Modi Founds Temple on Mosque’s Ruins, in Triumphal Moment for Hindu Base

Source: New York Times

By Jeffrey Gettleman and 

In a ceremony in Ayodhya, a past flash point for sectarian violence, India’s prime minister offers his Hindu nationalist base a clear symbol of ascendancy.

NEW DELHI — In a moment of triumph that India’s Hindu nationalists had worked toward for years, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday set the ceremonial cornerstone for a new Hindu temple at the site of a destroyed mosque in Ayodhya.

Hindus and Muslims have clashed over the Ayodhya site for decades, setting off waves of sectarian violence that has killed thousands. As Mr. Modi sat cross-legged and chanted mantras in front of a…

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