Hindu mantras open W. Virginia’s Martinsburg City Council 1st time in 147 years

Martinsburg City Council in West Virginia (USA), incorporated in 1868, had its first historic Hindu invocation on April nine evening, containing verses from world’s oldest existing scripture. Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed delivered the opening prayer from ancient Sanskrit scriptures before the City Council. After Sanskrit delivery, he then read the English translation of the […]

Anti-Hindu vandalism in Virginia, Christian-Buddhist-Jewish leaders condemn

In a remarkable interfaith gesture, Christian-Buddhist-Jewish leaders have come out to the support of Hindus of Loudoun County (Virginia) who have reportedly experienced anti-Hindu vandalism in the last three months. Reverend Richard L. Smith, a United Church of Christ pastor in Nevada, in a statement today, said: It is especially sad to see such expressions […]

Hindu prayer opens Virginia’s Portsmouth City Council 1st time in 262 years

Portsmouth City Council in Virginia (USA), established in 1752, had its first historic Hindu invocation on June 24 evening, containing verses from world’s oldest existing scripture. Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed delivered the opening prayer from ancient Sanskrit scriptures before the City Council. After Sanskrit delivery, he then read the English translation of the prayer. […]

Virginia’s Portsmouth opening with Hindu prayer 1st time in 262 years

City Council of Portsmouth, established in 1752, will open with Hindu prayers on June 24 reportedly for the first time. Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed will deliver the invocation from ancient Sanskrit scriptures before the City Council. After Sanskrit delivery, he then will read the English translation of the prayer. Sanskrit is considered a sacred […]