Augustana University, Hindus, clergy, interfaith

Hindu mantras opened Albany Town Council in Louisiana

New Delhi, November 23, 2022: Hindu prayer started the day of Albany Town Council (Louisiana) on November 14, containing verses from world’s oldest extant scripture. Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed delivered the invocation from ancient Sanskrit scriptures remotely before Albany Town Council. After Sanskrit delivery, he then read the English interpretation of the prayers. Sanskrit […]

Naperville schools,public, private, charter, parochial schools, Hindus, Diwali holiday

Hindus want Diwali holiday in all Pennsylvania schools

New Delhi, July 11, 2022: Welcoming 21 public school districts in Pennsylvania reportedly closing schools for students on October 24 (Diwali-day) this year, Hindus are urging all public school districts and private-charter-independent-parochial schools in Pennsylvania to close on their most popular festival Diwali. Diwali falls on October 24 this year; and 2022-2023 calendars of Bensalem Township, Central Bucks, Central York, […]

In view of SC ruling, interfaith coalition wants prayer in nation’s schools, but rotating among religions

New Delhi, June 10, 2022: In view of the United States Supreme Court recently backing prayer in public school premises, a multi-faith coalition of Christian-Hindu-Buddhist-Jewish leaders feels that it is time to introduce prayer in public schools, but rotating the prayer among diverse religions and denominations. Senior Episcopal priest in Connecticut Father Thomas W. Blake, Greek-Orthodox […]

Rajan Zed to co-coordinate 1st annual rural-Nevada multi-faith dialogue

New Delhi, July 01, 2022: First-ever rural-Nevada multi-faith dialogue, involving diverse religions and denominations, will be held in Fallon on July 16. It will involve dialogue among Christian (various denominations), Muslim, Hindu, Buddhist, Jewish, Baha’i, Native-American faiths; and even include an Atheist thinker. Christian speakers will represent Roman Catholic, Protestant, The Church of Jesus Christ […]

Rajan Zed set to again recite Hindu Prayers in the various parts of the USA

New Delhi, May 24, 2022:  Hindu statesman Rajan Zed has read invocations (opening prayers) in 109 legislative bodies of Utah, containing Sanskrit hymns from world’s oldest extant scripture. Besides the Utah State Senate and Utah House of Representatives; Zed, who is President of Universal Society of Hinduism, has read opening-prayers in 17 county commissions/councils, and 90 […]

Hindus call for Diwali holiday in Fresno area schools of California

New Delhi, May 12, 2022: Hindus are urging California’s Fresno-Clovis-Central-Orange Center-Washington School Districts and all private and charter schools of the Fresno area to close on their most popular festival Diwali. Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in a statement in Nevada today, said that it was simply not fair with Hindu pupils in Fresno area schools […]