World Religion Day is an annual occasion celebrated on the third Sunday in January every year. In the year 2021, World Religion Day falls on January 17. The event encourages closer bonds of unity, collaboration, and empathetic connectivity amongst the diversity. World Religion Day aims to foster inter-faith understanding and synchronization. The enlightened Saint Rampal Ji Maharaj says, “Our Race is Living Being; Mankind is our religion. Hindu, Muslim, Sikh, Christian, there is no separate religion.” The readers would learn how in absence of Eternal knowledge, human beings are divided into several religions and they should know the method to achieve the ultimate purpose of human life?

World Religion Day 2021: Highlights

  • World Religion Day is an annual occasion celebrated on the third Sunday in January every year
  • In the year 2021, World Religion Day falls on January 17
  • It brings better awareness to the shared goals and values combined across all faiths
  • World Religion Day aims to foster inter-faith understanding and synchronization.
  • Our Race is Living Being; Mankind is our religion, says Enlightened Saint Rampal Ji Maharaj
  • In absence of the Eternal knowledge, human beings are divided into several religions

What Is World Religion Day?

The whole world is in a state of war with each other. The world population faces unrest, hunger, unemployment, and finally, the coronavirus pandemic. Society needs help more than ever for the efforts of all religions to arrive at a common point to bring harmony and peace in the world. On this Day, the representatives from various beliefs and faiths attempt to reach a consensus for living together.

What Is the Aim of World Religion Day?

World Religion Day is an annual occasion to bring better awareness to the shared goals, standards, and values combined across all faith traditions. The event encourages closer bonds of unity, collaboration, and empathetic connectivity amongst the diversity. World Religion Day aims to foster inter-faith understanding and synchronization. The purpose of World Religion Day observance is to underline the visions that the spiritual principles underlying the world’s religions are harmonious and those beliefs play a significant role in unifying humanity.

What Is the Theme of World Religion Day 2021?

The theme of World Religion Day for the year 2021 is “I AM” (Interconnected, Aware, Mindful), as per creating connection Barrie Canada. The people from several faith traditions worldwide will participate and attend the programs organized for unity in compassion and hope.

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The whole effort is to look for each religion’s representatives to come forward with their tradition to align with this year’s theme. 

When Is World Religion Day Celebrated?


World Religion Day is commemorated on the third Sunday in January every year. In the year 2021, it falls on January 17. 


How Is World Religion Day celebrated?


Many kinds of events are organized worldwide, and devotees of every religion are inspired to share the parallels that diverse faiths may have. The representatives from all faith may follow their sacred reading and prayer, followed by several moments, including the music videos, interactive sessions, on-screen programs. People will follow the public health & safety measures protocols during the COVID-19 pandemic. Many groups will follow the first-ever virtual events that may be streamed on Facebook Live.

What Is the History of World Religion Day?

In October 1947, Firuz Kazemzadeh spoke for the first time in Portland, Maine, World Peace Through World Religion. In December 1949, the National Spiritual Assembly of the Baháʼís of the United States was standardized across the United States to be held on January 15, 1950. The Day’s celebration began internationally, starting in two cities in Australia in 1950 and Bolivia in 1951.  Later in 1958, the celebration launched in many countries.

In 1968, the Universal House of Justice, the elected council that serves as the head of the Baháʼí Faith, clarified in a message that the Day works as an observance of the need for the humankind. In April 2002, in a letter to the World’s Religious Leaders, the Universal House of Justice delivered a message: to participate meaningfully in curing the ills that bother hopeless humanity, must now address honestly. 

Do Too Many Religions Exist in the World?

In His Sacred book, The”Gyan Ganga the only enlightened Saint on Earth, has described the one religion known as humankind. He denies the existence of any other religion. 

Our Race is Living Being, Mankind is our religion.

Hindu, Muslim, Sikh, Christian, there is no separate religion.

Unnecessarily the people do follow several religions due to gross ignorance of real knowledge. The readers should read two sacred Books of Saint Rampal Ji Maharaj, the “Gyan Ganga” and the “Way of Living,” to capture in-depth knowledge of the Eternal Truth and the myth prevailing in the society. The seekers should know from the Sacred Books how did the Universe originate? It is a true story of ‘Creation of Nature,’ but someone reading it might feel that it is baseless for the first time. However, it is the most authentic account with ample evidence from our Holy Scriptures.

What Is the Real Aim of Human Life?

Spiritual Leader Rampal Ji clearly says that the only aim of Human Life is Salvation. The salvation can be achieved by following the Sat-Bhakti as defined by Supreme God Kabir Sahib in the fifth Veda, the Sukshma Veda. This human life’s sole aim is entirely achievable in this very life by taking the Naam Diksha (Initiation) by the enlightened Saint Rampal Ji Maharaj. 

It is mentioned in all holy scriptures of all faiths. The essence of all the scriptures is in taking Naam Diksha (Initiation) from an Enlightened Saint (He who has the three names and also the authority to give Naam), so that a seeker would get rid from birth and death cycles to attain salvation. The Sat-Bhakti bestower Saint Rampal Ji Maharaj is the only Satguru in the universe at present Who bestows the Naam Diksha (Initiation) to His disciples for salvation.

World Religion Day Quotes

  • “Neither the Muslims worship the Sun, nor the Hindus, both worship God by standing facing the east and west”.
  • “When God doesn’t have any religion then how can the devotees have?”~ Saint Rampal Ji
  • “A true religion is one which unites us not the one which divides us”.
  • “A devotee can attain God irrespective of the religion if he is religious according to Kabir Saheb”.
  • “Drink the nectar of eternal knowledge and become immortal irrespective the religion one follows”
  • “Like many rivers on earth we have different religions and languages, but all  these rivers fall in one massive water body Ocean with different names we call GOD ALLAH, PramAksharBhram, Akalpurakh, EL KABIR”.
  • “Our act of dividing ourselves into religions was an act of foolishness because of the lack of True Spiritual Knowledge”.
  • “Religions are not the creation of Supreme God Kabir; it’s being fabricated by the Satan Kaal Brahm in order to mislead us from the identification of the Almighty”.

Is There Some Similarity in All Holy Books?

All holy books prove that “There is more than one God.” In the Holy Book Bible, “Abraham” was sitting under the trees of Mamre. He saw three gods. He supplied eatables, bowed down before them, and got blessed from them. It proves that three gods have been accepted in the Bible.

There are believes of “Chaar Yaari” who remain in child form in the Muslim religion. In Sukshm Veda, that is, enlightened knowledge (Speech of Kabir Sahib / Garib Das Ji) states –

Vahi sanak sanandana, Vahi chaar yaari|

Tatvgyan jaane bina, Bigdi baat saari||

Meaning: – In the Hindu religion, the Sanak, Sanandan, Sanatan, and Santkumar, who remain in child form, are Manas Putra (children) of Brahma Ji. In the Muslim religion, these only are known as “Chaar Yaari,” four children friends.

It also states in Sukshm Veda –

Vahi mohammad vahi mahadev, Vahi adam vahi brahma|

Das Garib doosra koyi nahin, Dekh aapne gharma||

Meaning: – The founder of the Muslim religion, Prophet Muhammad, was a virtuous soul who had come from the world of god Shiva. He is said to practice religious activity by sitting in a cave. One of the ganas (attendants) of Shiv Ji, one of the eleven Rudras, met Muhammad Ji in that cave. In Muhammad Ji’s language (Arabic language), he narrated Kaal God’s order, that is, Brahm, to him. Muslims compare Rudra with a noble angel Gabriel. 

It means that Prophet Muhammad is a child of Shiva. The holy shrine of the Muslim religion, “Kaaba,” has a stone in god Shiva’s Ling shape. Reverent Muslims bow before it. The creation inside the body is similar to the human beings of all religions. In absence of Eternal knowledge, we are divided into several religions. Please read the details from this weblink.