We are a land of syncretic traditions – our lives are multicultural, and our faiths intertwined. The people of Karnataka have always been called Shantipriyaru, lovers of peace. In recent times, this land of harmony has been rocked by communal violence. But we’d like to see the stories of promise, beyond the sad ones that we ‘see’ and ‘hear’. It is our effort to bring to fore these stories of trust and faith that have preserved the fabric of our society. This is the eigth in the series.