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Northern Nevada Muslims honor Hindu statesman Rajan Zed

By HubVilla - Saturday, March 2, 2013 No Comments

In a remarkable interfaith gesture, Northern Nevada Muslim Community has honored distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed with a "letter of appreciation", for promoting interfaith dialogue.


This "letter of appreciation" was presented by Northern Nevada Muslim Community President Dr. Sherif Elfass to Zed, who is President of Universal Society of Hinduism, at an interfaith clergy reception accorded in Zed's honor in Nevada (USA) recently.


Signed by Elfass, it states: "This is letter of appreciation is presented on behalf of the Muslims in Northern Nevada to Mr. Rajan Zed in recognition for his exceptional effort in promoting interfaith dialogue nationally and internationally."


"Mr. Zed's initiative to promote interfaith dialogue all over the world will ultimately bring peace and harmony among the people. And, we, the Northern Nevada Muslim Community, are thankful for his work", it adds.


Rajan Zed has taken up interfaith, religion, environment, Roma (Gypsies) and other causes all over the world. He has read opening prayers in United States Senate, various state senates and houses of representatives, counties and city councils all over USA. He was invited by President of European Parliament in Brussels (Belgium) for a meeting to promote interfaith dialogue. Many cities in USA have named October 25 as "Rajan Zed Day". Bestowed with "World Interfaith Leader Award"; Zed is Senior Fellow and Religious Advisor to New York headquartered Foundation for Religious Diplomacy, Spiritual Advisor to National Association of Interchurch & Interfaith Families, etc. He prominently appeared in a recently released documentary on religion titled "Unresolvable?".


Details of the picture attached: Dr. Sherif Elfass (left) and Rajan Zed (right) after presentation of the letter at the Zed's interfaith reception.


Picture by: Debbie McCarthy


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