Links for Interfaith Teachings

These are some of the many organizations doing interfaith work. Swami Satchidananda was associated with and served on the advisory boards of many of them. All are headquartered in USA, unless otherwise noted.


A variety of information and resources about religion and various religious traditions, news and resources, and links to other religion sites, including sacred texts.

Center for Global Ethics

Coordinates the work of thinkers, scholars and activists who are working to define, implement and promote policies of responsible global citizenship.

Council for a Parliament of the World’s Religions

To cultivate harmony among the world’s religious and spiritual communities and foster their engagement with the world and its other guiding institutions in order to achieve a peaceful, just, and sustainable world.


A non-profit organization whose vision is a worldwide community in which all relate to one another in the spirit of an all-embracing family. Founded by Br. David Steindl-Rast, OSB.

The Hartley Film Foundation

Documentary film, video and audio programs on world religions and spirituality, ethics and well-being.

The Interfaith Alliance

The national non-partisan advocacy voice of the interfaith movement. Founded in 1994 by an interfaith group of religious leaders, works to promote interfaith cooperation around shared religious values to strengthen the public’s commitment to the American values of civic participation, freedom of religion, diversity, and civility in public discourse and to encourage the active involvement of people of faith in the nation’s political life.

The Interfaith Center of New York

A secular educational organization whose mission is to make New York and the world safe for religious difference by increasing respect, mutual understanding and fellowship.

InterFaith Conference of Metropolitan Washington

Begun in 1978, ten member faith communities make the InterFaith Conference of Metropolitan Washington one of the most comprehensive inter-religious organizations in the world. It is also one of the few to work both for deepened understanding and building a just community.

Interfaith Voices

Public Radio show promoting religious tolerance and interfaith understanding.

The International Interfaith Centre

Founded in 1993 in England, promotes interreligious understanding and co-operation between different faith communities and organisations of religious or spiritual conviction.

North American Interfaith Network (NAIN)

A non-profit association of interfaith organizations and agencies in Canada, Mexico and the United States. NAIN’s programs seek to build communication and mutual understanding among interfaith organizations and diverse religious groups throughout North America.

Religions for Peace

The USA chapter of the world’s largest representative interreligious organization is dedicated to fostering religious communities so they can work together to build a society of peace and justice.

The Temple of Understanding

A pioneering member of the interfaith movement since 1960, the Temple of Understanding (TOU) is dedicated to creating environments in which people of different faiths and religious traditions can learn from and about each other.

United Religions Initiative

To promote enduring, daily interfaith cooperation, to end religiously motivated violence and to create cultures of peace, justice, and healing for the Earth and all living beings.

World Conference of Religions for Peace

The largest international coalition of representatives from the world’s great religions who are dedicated to achieving peace.

World Congress of Faiths

Publishes the leading journal on interfaith matters. Located in England, WCF arranges a variety of conferences, meetings, retreats, visits and group travel.

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Order of Universal Interfaith (OUnI)

A path for interfaith, interspiritual, intefaith service to all

Zen Peacemakers

Founded by Bernie Glassman, Zen Peacemakers is in 12 countries on 5 continents.

All Faiths Seminary International

Founded by Rabbi Joseph Gelberman, a course of study in the wide spectrum of religious and spiritual traditions that comprise today’s multi-ethnic cultural landscape.

The Thanks-Giving Foundation

Promotes the spirit and unifying value of giving thanks in our community, nation, and the world.