PM Narendra Modi at Sufi meet: Watch his full speech here

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday addressed World Sufi Forum in New Delhi.  

By Dhriti Sharma | Updated: Mar 17, 2016, 22:46 PM IST
PM Narendra Modi at Sufi meet: Watch his full speech here

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday addressed World Sufi Forum here and said fight against terrorism is not a confrontation against any
religion.

Here are the highlights from his speech:

  • ''Sufis experience universal message of almighty that perfection in human life is reflected in qualities that are dear to god''
  • ''At a time when the dark shadow of violence is becoming longer, you are the noor or the light of hope''
  • ''You have come from different lands and cultures, but you are united by a common faith''
  • ''When young laughter is silenced by guns on the streets, you are the voice that heals''
  • ''This is an assembly of those whose lives itself is a message of peace, tolerance and love''
  • ''At a time when the dark shadow of violence is becoming longer, you are the noor or the light of hope''
  • ''Welcome to a land that is a timeless fountain of peace and an ancient source of traditions and faiths''
  • ''Sufism is the celebration of diversity and pluralism''
  • ''For the Sufis, service to God meant service to humanity''
  • ''In wisdom of Bulleh Shah lord exists in every heart. His values are the need of our times. This is reality of nature''
  • ''Sufism’s contribution to poetry in India is huge. Its impact on the development of Indian music is profound''
  • ''All our people, Hindus, Muslims, Sikhs, Christians, Jains, Buddhists, Parsis, believers, non-believers, are an integral part of India''
  • ''Let me paraphrase what I have said before: Terrorism divides and destroys us''

Watch his address at the event, below: