Interfaith Sunrise Prayer Service for World Peace in Nevada brings together Religious leaders

Sept 12, 2010 Reno, Nevada (Washington Bangla Radio) Various religious leaders prayed for world peace as the sun was rising behind hills at Red Rock Consecrated Sanctuary in Reno (Nevada, USA) on September 12 morning.

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Religious leaders who participated in the Interfaith Sunrise Prayer Service for World Peace in Nevada. Hindu statesman Rajan Zed is in the orange robe.

Hindu statesman Rajan Zed recited hymns from ancient Hindu scriptures Rig-Veda, Upanishads and Bhagavad-Gita at this peace service, urging the almighty to “lead us from darkness to light”, suggesting attendees to “act selflessly” and stressing “unity and concord”.

Other religious leaders who participated in this Interfaith Sunrise Prayer Service for World Peace included: Gene Savoy Junior, Head Bishop of International Community of Christ; William Bartlett, Buddhist priest; Roya Galata, Baha’i elder; Sean Savoy, Chancellor of the Jamilian University of the Ordained; Yuki Matsushita, Bishop of Church of the Second Advent in Japan; etc.

Rajan Zed, who is the President of Universal Society of Hinduism, says that all religions should work together for a just and peaceful world. Dialogue would bring us mutual enrichment, he adds.