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Hindu mantras, Jewish prayers open Nevada Earth Day Celebrations
Nevada (US), April 26 (One India/ANI): Nevada Earth Day 2010 celebrations opened with prayers from ancient Sanskrit and Hebrew scriptures.
Rajan Zed also lighted a lamp before the image of Lord Ganesh and sprinkled Gangajal (sacred water from river Ganga of India) before the invocation. ElizaBeth W. Beyer, Rabbi of local Temple Beth Or, read the Jewish prayers.
According to Travis Souza, one of the Directors of Nevada Econet, the organizers of this Earth Day, participants took positive ideas home about environment Celebrations included live entertainment, crafts, farmers market, display booths by over 100 non-profit and other organizations/agencies/businesses offering energy conserving and sustainable living products, children's activities, vendors selling eco-friendly items, etc.
Below - Picture from annual Hindu-Jewish Summit