Hindus welcome idea of meditation room in University of Wyoming

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Hindus have welcomed the idea of Meditation and Prayer Room in University of Wyoming (UW) campus in Laramie.

Rajan Zed, a hindu statesman based out of Nevada, said that an interfaith space in the shape of Meditation and Prayer Room would be a step in the positive direction for UW. Many educational institutions in USA and Canada already had prayer/meditation room for quiet reflection and spiritual exercise.

Zed pointed out that with the presence of Meditation and Prayer Room, UW students would have a spiritually meaningful life in addition to material success after they graduate from here. Meditation and Prayer Room would be another feather in UW’s cap in making it a top class and wholesome university.

Moreover, UW needed to recognize the intersection of spirituality and education, Rajan Zed added.

A meditation/prayer room is reportedly in the plans of UW’s new engineering building. In a resolution, Associated Students of the UW Student Government supported “the implementation of a designated meditation and prayer room, welcoming persons of all faith and belief systems on the University of Wyoming campus”, which was passed on November 17 last.

Founded in 1886, UW, claimed to be a nationally recognized research institution and ranked among nation’s top universities and top “adventure colleges”, serves about 14,000 students from all 50 states and over 90 countries in approximately 200 areas of study. Former Vice President Dick Cheney and father of modern Total Quality Management W. Edwards Deming are among its alumni. Richard McGinity is the UW President, while David F. Palmerlee is President of Trustees Board of UW, whose Mission includes: expose students to the “complexities of an interdependent world”.

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