Hindu mantras & Jewish prayers opened Nevada Earth Day Celebrations

April 25, 2010
Washington Bangla Radio

Reno (Nevada, USA) - Nevada Earth Day 2010 celebrations here today opened with prayers from ancient Sanskrit and Hebrew scriptures.

Starting with Shanti Mantra in Sanskrit, acclaimed Hindu statesman Rajan Zed read “Prithvi Sukta” (hymn to earth) from Atharva-Veda (composed around 1200 BCE), invoking the Goddess Earth.