Hindu religious leader wants US Congress members be supplied scriptures of all religions
Welcoming the idea of members of United States (US) Congress possessing religious scripture, a Hindu religious now wants them to have religious texts of all the religions.
US based distinguished
Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in a statement in Nevada (USA) today, said
that Library of Congress should supply to all the members of US
Senate and House of Representatives, President and Vice President,
the sacred texts of Christianity, Islam, Hinduism, Buddhism, Sikhism,
Judaism, Daoism, Confucianism, Baha'ism, Shinto, Jainism,
Zed, who is President of Universal
Society of Hinduism, argued that by reading all these treasurehouses
of wisdom, information and inspiration; they would make enlightened
decisions about the welfare and future of Americans and the entire
Moreover, if a
particular answer was not found in one of the texts, Congress members
could look into others for making informed policy decisions about
this diverse and pluralistic nation and the world.
Rajan Zed was reacting to the reports of US House of
Representatives member Steven Palazzo distributing Bibles to all the
535 offices of Congress members. Zed noted that they agreed with
Palazzo when he said in his note: "I find that the best advice
comes through meditating on God's Word."