Feedback concerning the project UNITHEUM
we view different religions as essentially instruments to develop
a good heart - love
plan to erect a 'UNITHEUM' building occurs
very important to me.
is a project which has been founded with the intention of fostering
mutual understanding and harmony between the world's great religious
traditions, and it has our full moral support. It gives me pleasure
to recommend this valuable initiative to your kind attention".
"Living at a time when religions recognize the need for mutual support in the service of the One God -- UNI-THEUM is a blessing. May its work serve to heal the pain we have inflicted on one another. May we together serve to heal our ailing planet".
Prof. em. Rabbi Zalman Schachter-Shalomi,
Boulder/Colorado, June 3, 2004
allow me to wish you as well as the project UNITHEUM
on my behalf and on behalf of
playwright and ex-President of the Czech Republic, Prague,
May 10, 2004,
soon as one decide upon no longer emphasize the separating matters
but the uniting ones instead, life begins to flow freely, because
life means coming together. At those times when confidence-building
measures are concerned above all, projects like the UNITHEUM
are most urgent - for many people a resting-pole of remembering the
pristine values of humane existence".
Khenchen Thrangu Rinpoche, Nepal
and India, Summer 2003
"I feel entirely united with your attempt and desire to build a universal temple in the spirit of Hazrat Inayat Khan, and I wish you complete success".
Pir Vilayat Inayat Khan +,
Suresnes/Paris, September 18, 2001
"This is to express my whole-hearted support for the UNITHEUM project. Its realization in the heart of Europe will be a beacon of
interfaith understanding and co-operation in the service of world
a Zen Buddhist Monk my life is spiritually rooted and committed to
ending war and violence and to establishing engaged projects which
have the emphasis on the most important ingredient in this process,
Claude AnShin Thomas,
Florida/USA, August 17, 2004
Bhai Sahib Mohinder Singh Ji, Leader of the Sikh tradition
gave His Blessings to the UNITHEUM
"Sincere gratitude for the act of seeing to the ideal of the Projekt UNITHEUM.
Annette Kaiser, Author, T'ai Ji -, Qigong - and Sufiteacher, Wilderswil / Switzerland, October 29, 2006
"I am permitted to notify to you, that I greatly welcome your initiative and I hope,
Prof. Justus Frantz, Pianist und Dirigent, Hamburg, 24. November 2006
"If Allâh willed, He would have made you one nation,
"We think, the UNITHEUM may become a place, where people with different religious backgrounds may become acquainted with each other and they may "vie one with another towards all that is good". Il am pleased at every endeavour, to create a room, a place, where we may adore, praise and implore the Lord of the Worlds side by side, mutual - where we could have time in order to have a premonition and feeling for the unity of the Creation.
May ,,the House" will become material soon and will be benedicted - inscha'ALLAH."
Schech Bashir Ahmad Dultz, president of the Deutsche Muslim-Liga, Bonn, 1. Ramadan 1427 (Sep. 9, 2006)
"Thank you from the depth heart that you remmember
Ilario and Deacan Jiries
Mansour, Greek Catholic Church,
Mother Meera confirmed
is regarded as an Avatar (inkarnation)
of the Divine Mother -
H.H. Sri Mata Amritanandamayi,
"His Holiness Sri Ganapathy Sachchidananda Swamiji of Avadhoota Datta Peetham, Mysore, India, was greatly impressed with the goals and charter of UNITHEUM. It encompasses
Sri Swamiji prays the Almighty to give courage, strenght, spirit and zeal to all those involved
OM Shanti, Sri Guru Datta"
"The arches and spires of medieval cathedrals still bear impressive witness to the faith and courage of the communities that built them. May the UNITHEUM bear a similar witness for our time: May we have faith in what unites us and courage to work for that unity-in-diversity on which true peace is built.
Brother David Steindl-Rast, Elmira NY/ USA, May 26, 2005
"With great interest I have read about your vision.
Dr. Alfred Weil, honorary councillor of the German Buddhistic Union,
the crisis of human values which can be watched globally, a return
to religion takes place as an element of establishing meaningfulness.
It is part to the essence of every religion to claim the absolute.
This forces us to think about how people of religions with different
views of life can live together in peace. Consequently, beyond the
absolute in religious sphere, there exists a duty towards peace to
unfold patterns of religious pluralism and to work for their acceptance
by all religions. There is no such thing as a world ethics, for each
religion has it's own ethics. But it must be possible by encounter
and dialogue to come to an agreement on ideals and symbols of a world
peace based on religious pluralism".
course I approve of the aims of your association as you stated them
in par. 2,1 (of the statutes). The problem arises
as to the realization in par. 2,2: However much as one and all would
wish to have such a building, nevertheless it seems unrealistic to
me to collect the necessary millions of money for it. From my own
experience I know how difficult this is. In addition, some of the
potential donators will have problems with 'common universal worships'
interpreting these as syncretism. This needs not be so, but still
it has to be taken into account".
Question: Which geographical location would you advice for the building of the UNITHEUM?
"Your purpose is marvellous and the architect Thurn-Valsassina is ideal for its realisation.
Marko Pogacnik, moulding artist and geomanticist, October 18, 2001
"There is a great need of understanding and 'uni-fication' between
the religions especially because of the religious conflicts, which
are ruling the course of events in the world at this time. A room
and a ritual which are open to the devotees of all religions may create
a spiritual union which can be lived and experienced with all senses
which is often only being implored by words... It is timely to set
a symbolic sign for the real spiritual source of unity which forms
the basis of all diverse ways of expression in a period in which the
world will be closely connected informationally, politically and economically
the face of the unpredictable brutality nobody can be permitted to
think that religion is none of his business. Nations have come together
more closely politically and economically and also by communication
through the internet. And, what's much more important, the different
religions as well have begun to respect each other and to open up
mutually. An escalation of affairs might not only put at stake the
preceding steps but might also hit each of us, irrespective of religion,
nationality or ethnic group, as it was shown by the 9-11 events.
"Let's be realistic:
demand, promote and live the (im-) possible".
Roswitha Kandel, communal nurse, Hanover/Germany, 2002
"I would like to extend my best wishes, greetings and prayers for a great success. Let this project meet its goal and unite people of different faith. May God bless us all".
medical student, Chengdu, Sichuan/China, July 11, 2004
"I will start to share your information on UNITHEUM
where ever I can for it is so very inspirational! I will give special
thought to your project. I was thinking that I wanted to use some
of the information of the CD - that which is used to help with donations
for the Hope Project. I wanted to do something similiar for Unitheum.
I'm sure this would help me promote the project in the United States".