AMAN is a network of progressive Muslims in Asia, seeking to respond in a small way to the numerous challenges that the people in Asia are facing: elite corruption, materialistic life style, increasing ethnic tension, violence against women and children and environment degradation.
The Asian Resource Foundation promotes the spirit of caring and sharing in the light of cultural and spiritual values. We support holistic development, that empowers the poor and other marginalised and vulnerable groups. We also work to strengthen cooperative actions among the people of Asia and beyond for a just, peaceful and sustainable world.
The Bahá'ís is the international web site of the Bahá'í faith.
Christian Efforts for Peace, Justice and Reconciliation (CEPJAR) acts on behalf of the Christian community in Nepal and has made public its views on the current political situation in the country by organizing various programmes and through press statements issued from time to time. Christian leaders in Nepal gathered on December 14, 2004 and came up with an agreed position regarding the ongoing conflict.
[Read the complete position]
Friends for Peace (FFP) was established in May 2004 with a view to facilitate research in the field of conflict transformation and to contribute to future peace process in Nepal. It works with local and international specialists on specific issues of concern in Nepal, convenes workshops for the sharing of experiences on peace processes from around the world and endeavors to be a leading research organisation providing a central source of information for a range of actors on conflict-related issues. Established during the time of crisis created by the Maoist insurgency; FFP aims to create a forum in which social and political issues related to the conflict can be researched, debated, and understood. FFP has several publications including a bi-monthly newsletter, Shantika Pahalharu.
The Gedong Gandhi Ashram is set on an idyllic site next to Candidasa beach on Bali's east coat, where a spring-fed lake runs into the Indian Ocean, and adjacent to the sacred Candidasa temple. The ashram aims to translate Gandhian ideals of living into action and promotes a life of simplicity, self-sufficiency and service to the community. With ahimsa (nonviolence), satya (truth), and karuna (compassion) as guidlines, swadeshi (self-sufficiency) can determine our social and economic strengths. With these ideals the ashram is a home for all faiths.
God, Faith, and a Pen: The Official Blog of Dr. Hesham A. Hassaballa
Dr. Hassaballa is a physician currently practicing in the greater Chicago area and has been a Beliefnet columnist since 2001. He is also a columnist for the Religion News Service, and he has written extensively on a freelance basis, being published in the Chicago Tribune as well as other international newspapers.
The Institute for Inter-faith Dialogue in Indonesia (Interfidei/Institut DIAN) was founded in 1991 in Yogyakarta, Indonesia at the spurrings of the late theologian and thinker Dr. Th. Sumartana. The mission of the institute is three-fold: to encourage and develop a pluralistic religious thinking through dialogue; to stimulate a dynamic network of dialogue and interreligious cooperation; and to encourage religious transformation as a solution to humanitarian issues faced by society.
Inter-Religious Peace Committee Nepal organizes a variety of programmes such as seminars, workshops, interactions and discussions with an aim to increase the effectiveness of the peacemaking efforts of various religious communities in Nepal. Through these programmes, the IPC Nepal hopes to create spiritual and moral awareness in our communities to find a sustainable solution to the ongoing crisis of armed struggle that has been taking place in Nepal for the past nine years.
The Muslim World Journal of Human Rights seeks to futher develop the body of academic literature addressing human rights issues within the Muslim World. Subscriptions for developing world institutions are free. Contact Berkeley Electronic Press for more information.
QALANDAR focuses on Islam and Interfaith relations in South Asia. The website contains various articles, interviews, book reviews, and publication summaries related to this topic.