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Hindu prayer recited at Catholic youth rally in Nevada


In a remarkable interfaith gesture, Sixth Annual Catholic Diocesan Youth Rally held on March five in Reno (Nevada, USA), involving Catholic teenagers from all over northern Nevada, heard from area Muslim-Hindu-Buddhist-Jewish leaders.

Catholic teenagers listened intently in the chapel of Bishop Manogue Catholic High School to Muslim imam Abdulrahim Barghouthi, Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, Buddhist priest William S. Bartlett, and Jewish rabbi Myra Soifer, explaining the tenets of their respective faiths, highlighting similarities. It ended with recitation of Gayatri Mantra (most sacred mantra of Hinduism from the oldest existing scripture of mankind, Rig-Veda) by Zed.

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March 18th, 2011 at 3:37 pm

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