Lord Ganesha worshiped to open Nevada Earth Day Celebrations

May 2, 2011  
Albuquerque Express

(ANI) - Nevada Earth Day 2011 celebrations here today opened with prayers from ancient Sanskrit scriptures and Baha’i prayer in Farsi.

After lighting incense before Lord Ganesha statue and sprinkling holy water from river Ganga, distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed read Shanti Mantra in Sanskrit from the Earth Day stage, followed by “Prithvi Sukta” (hymn to earth) from Atharva-Veda, invoking the Goddess Earth.