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Prayers offered for Sukhoi Superjet crash victims

News Bogor, Indonesia - 19 May 2012

"Prayers were held on May 19, 2012, in the grounds of the Bogor Castle for the victims of the Sukhoi Superjet 100 airliner that crashed into a mountain in West Java," our contributor writes. "The crash killed 45 people."

"Prayer for Victims of Tragedy Sukhoi. Hindus of various cities in Indonesia to prayer for victims of Sukhoi in the Castle, Bogor, West Java, Saturday (19/5). Prayer led by the father Nengah Dhana, and followed by hundreds of Hindus to pray for the victims of the Sukhoi Superjet 100 airplane crash in a location that does away with Pura Parahyangan Jagatkartta and begging God to Indonesia free from any disaster.

"Location of the temple which has a field uphill, do not reduce the enthusiasm of Hindus to worship at the temple which is the largest in Southeast Asia. sedharma people ask in prayer late Shang Ida Hyang Widhi Wasa.

General Secretary of Hindu Dharma Indonesia Parisada (PHDI) Center, Ketut Parwarta say, the fall of the SSJ 100 is one of the worst tragedies that have occurred in Indonesia. "Whoever does not want the terrible events that happened, let alone to cause casualties so great," he said

"This prayer activities, done as a form of petition to God that the spirit 45 Sukhoi Superjet 100 victims accepted the Lord. In addition, it is expected that the family left behind can sincerely accept this fate. "Anyone would be no escape from the destiny that God has outlined. As humans, we can only ask that such a thing does not happen again in Indonesia, especially in Bogor, " said Ketut.

Chairman PHDI Bogor, Gusti Ngurah Jelantik added,

"We welcome the brothers of the noble intentions of students who wish to hold a joint prayer for the victims of this Sukhoi. Although held spontaneously, but overall the event went smoothly and successfully, ".

Gusti hope that all parties could take a lesson from every calamity that happens to be growing closer to God. In addition, the accident can make national unity more powerful because not only the families of the victims who feel, but all the people of Indonesia.

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