US: Hindusim invites Judisim for spirituality

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New York, Nov 27: Hindus  sent early greetings to Jewish communities  over on Hanukkah (Hebrew word for dedication), eight-day Festival of Lights set to begin on Dec 1.

Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, expressed warmest greetings on Hanukkah festival, wishing happiness, peace and joy to all the Jews.

Rajan Zed, who is the President of Universal Society of Hinduism said, "all religions should work together for a good and peaceful world. Dialogue would bring us mutual enrichment."

Hanukkah with origins in 2nd century BC, begins on 25 Kislev and is observed by kindling of lights of Menorah. It celebrates the triumph of light over darkness, of purity over adulteration and of spirituality over materiality. It also refers to a legend of one day's supply of the holy oil miraculously lasting eight days.

Judaism is a monotheistic religion of world's about 14 million Jews whose most sacred text is Torah. Hinduism, oldest and third largest religion of the world, has about one billion adherents and moksh (liberation) is its ultimate goal.


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