Nevada spiritual leader to give first Hindu prayer in Oklahoma Senate

May 4, 2018   |   Category: Prophecy News   |   Tags:

A spiritual leader from Nevada will deliver the Oklahoma Senate’s first Hindu prayer, part of an interfaith movement in a Legislature in the Bible Belt that has faced criticism its lack of religious diversity.Rajan Zed, president of the Universal Society of Hinduism, will visit Oklahoma on Monday as part of his effort to pray before lawmakers in state Capitols across the country. He is the guest of state Sen. Stephanie Bice, an Oklahoma City Republican who also has invited a local rabbi and people from the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints and African Methodist Episcopal Church to pray before the body this week.“I think it was a situation where we thought: ‘Hey, let’s do something different here,’” Bice said. “I think the nice thing for me was that some our staff was excited to see some of the other faiths brought in.”

 

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