Sparks City Council in Nevada starts day with Hindu prayers

Sparks City Council in Nevada (USA), incorporated in 1905, launched its day with Hindu prayers on July eight afternoon, containing verses from world’s oldest existing scripture. Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed delivered the invocation from ancient Sanskrit scriptures before the City Council. After Sanskrit delivery, he then read the English translation of the prayer. Sanskrit is […]

Nevada Assembly opened with Hindu mantras

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Nevada State Assembly in Carson City was invoked by a set of Hindu mantras on May two, containing verses from world’s oldest existing scripture. Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed delivered the invocation from ancient Sanskrit scriptures before the Assembly. After Sanskrit delivery, he then read the English translation of the prayer. Sanskrit is considered a […]

Gayatri Mantra opened Holocaust ‘Day of Remembrance’ at University of Nevada

Gayatri Mantra, considered the most sacred mantra of Hinduism, opened the “Day of Remembrance” at University of Nevada-Reno (UNR) on April seven in remembrance of lives lost or altered by Holocaust and genocides around the world. Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, who delivered the Gayatri Mantra from Rig-Veda, the oldest scripture of the world still in common use, […]

Nevada’s Washoe County & City of Reno say Cesar Chavez adhered to Gandhi principles

Both Washoe County Commission and City of Reno in Nevada (USA) have proclaimed March 31, 2013 as Cesar Chavez Day, in honor of civil rights icon Cesar Estrada Chavez. Both proclamations, signed by Washoe County Commission Chairman David Humke and City of Reno Mayor Robert A. Cashell Senior respectively mention “…Cesar Chavez adhered to the […]

Sanskrit mantras to open Holocaust “Day of Remembrance” at University of Nevada

Hindu mantras will open the “Day of Remembrance” at University of Nevada-Reno (UNR) on April seven in remembrance of lives lost or altered by Holocaust and genocides around the world. Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, who is President of Universal Society of Hinduism,  will deliver this invocation from Rig-Veda, the oldest scripture of the world still […]

Sparks City Council in Nevada started day with Hindu mantras

Sparks City Council in Nevada (USA), incorporated in 1905, launched its day with Hindu prayers on August 27 afternoon, containing verses from world’s oldest existing scripture. Hindu statesman Rajan Zed delivered the invocation from ancient Sanskrit scriptures before the City Council. After Sanskrit delivery, he then read the English translation of the prayer. Sanskrit is […]

Majestic Hindu temple planned in Northern Nevada

USA’s Northern Nevada’s first Hindu temple plans to have its own building in the near future as its ground-breaking (Bhoomi-Pooja) ceremony will be held on October 16, 2011 in Reno. According to Temple spokesman Rajan Zed, priests will perform this few hours long ceremony as per ancient Hindu traditions based on Sanskrit scriptures. This about […]

Dashain celebrated by Nepalese in Nevada, USA

Nepalese in Nevada (USA) celebrated Dashain festival in University of Nevada-Reno (UNR) with prayer, dances and sharing traditional food. Men, women and children of Nepalese descent filled-up the Jot Travis Auditorium where authentic Nepalese cuisine, prepared by Nepalese families of the area, was served. Many non-Nepalese also joined the celebrations, which started with Durga puja […]

Heal the World Interfaith Picnic of Nevada to open with Gayatri Mantra

Gayatri Mantra will open Heal the World Interfaith Picnic of Nevada, USA. Various faiths are coming together to have a picnic in Nevada’s capital Carson City (USA). Christians (various denominations), Muslims, Hindus, Buddhists, Jews, Baha’is, and others, besides sharing food, music, games, prayers, a “Peace Cake”, etc., will also try to find similarities between their […]

Gayatri Mantra read at Baha’i Ridvan Festival in Nevada

In a remarkable interfaith gesture, Hindu statesman Rajan Zed recited prayer from ancient Hindu scriptures at the “12th day of Ridvan” festival of Baha’is in Reno (Nevada, USA) on 2 May 2011. Zed, who is President of Universal Society of Hinduism, read Gayatri Mantra, the most sacred mantra of Hinduism, in Sanskrit and attendees repeated […]

Ganesha Puja to open Nevada Earth Day Celebrations

Nevada Earth Day 2011 celebrations opened with Ganesha Puja and prayers from ancient Sanskrit scriptures and Baha’i prayer in Farsi on 1 May 2011. After lighting incense before Lord Ganesha statue and sprinkling holy water from river Ganga, Hindu statesman Rajan Zed read Shanti Mantra in Sanskrit from the Earth Day stage, followed by “Prithvi […]

Nevada Assembly in USA opened with Hindu prayer

Nevada Assembly reverberated with Sanskrit mantras from ancient Hindu scriptures in Carson City (USA) on April 25, 2011. Hindu statesman Rajan Zed delivered invocation from Sanskrit scriptures before Nevada Assembly on this day. After Sanskrit delivery, he then read the English translation of the prayer. Sanskrit is considered a sacred language in Hinduism and root […]