Every youth would have to be the messenger
INVC NEWS Chandigarh ,
Union External Affairs Minister, Mrs. Sushma Swaraj said that every youth would have to be the messenger of Srimad Bhagvad Gita for the welfare of the world. For this, every youth would have to adopt the message of at least two shalokas of the Gita in their lives every day.
Mrs. Swaraj was speaking as chief guest in the 'Vaishvik Gita Paath Karyakram' organised in the concluding day of the International Gita Mahotsav 2018 at Kurukshetra today.
She said that for the third time, 18,000 students have recited 18 shalokas of 18 chapters of the Gita together, thus creating history again. Not only this, 108 Brahmins recited Srimad Bhagvad Gita Paath at Jyotisar.
The Union Minister said that Srimad Bhagvad Gita is the biggest philosophical text as this is only text which shows the way of living the life and paves way for solving all problems in the world. Each shaloka in the Gita makes a person cultured.
She said that as the result of the efforts of the Chief Minister, Mr. Manohar Lal, Gita Jayanti is being celebrated as International Gita Mahotsav from last three years which has brought Kurukshetra on world map. The International Gita Mahotsav is being celebrated not only in Kurukshetra, but in each district of the state also.
Odisha Governor, Prof. Ganeshi Lal said that Gita is inspirational for youth, senior citizens and soldiers alike. He said that Srimad Bhagvad Gita inspires us to perform action without worrying about results.
Haryana Minister of State for Social Justice and Empowerment, Mr. Krishan Kumar said that the Srimad Bhagvad Gita not only shows the meaning of Dharma, but also shows the path of attaining salvation.
Gita Manishi Swami Gyananand Maharaj, Yoga Guru Swami Ramdev and Swami Chidanand Muni Maharaj also spoke on this occasion.