Hindus pray for Japan quake-tsunami victims

Last Updated: Mar 13, 2011, 12:21 PM IST

Nevada: Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in a statement in Nevada (USA) today, called for prayers for the victims of Friday’s devastating 8.9-magnitude earthquake and subsequent tsunami in Japan.

Zed, who is President of Universal Society of Hinduism, said: His heart and thoughts go to the victims’ families, injured, rescuers and relief workers. May God grant them strength, courage, comfort, and assistance.

Rajan Zed further said that he was full of sorrow for those who lost their lives in this calamity and urged other world religious leaders to join him in prayer for them. He appealed to the Japan Hindu community to wholeheartedly support the relief efforts and mobilize help for the affected.

ANI