Verses from Bhagavad Gita, Koran recited at Bishop's funeral

New York, Sep 20(PTI) In a unique expression of inter- faith harmony, verses from ancient Hindu scriptures - Rig-Veda, Upanishad and Bhagavad Gita - and Holy Koran were recited at the funeral service of a prominent Christian Bishop in Reno in Nevada State.
Noted Hindu Chaplain Rajan Zed recited Gayatri Mantra and other verses ending with Om Shanti at the funeral service of head bishop of International Community of Christ Douglas Eugene Savoy yesterday.

While US Navy honour guard presented the colours at the Chapel of the Holy Child, Reverend Gene Savoy Jr., eldest son of the Bishop, read the scriptures and the younger son Reverend Sean Savoy did the benediction.