PM Modi Will Also Address Spiritual leader, Diplomats, Social Leaders Including The Devotees And Members Of ISKCON
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will launch a giant Bhagavad Gita which has 670 pages and weighing 800 kg at the Delhi ISKCON temple. According to ISKCON, dubbed the Astounding Bhagavad Gita, and measuring 2.8 m by 2 m, it is billed as the largest principal sacred text ever to be printed.
“With an artistic touch of 18 exquisite paintings and an innovative elegant layout, the book has been printed in Milan, Italy, on YUPO synthetic paper so as to make it untearable and waterproof,” the statement quoted.
“We try to do our part in promoting Indian culture and knowledge which is aptly represented in the Bhagavad Gita”
Yudhistir Govinda Das, National Communications Director of ISKCON
“This particular edition is an emblem to represent these values of India and serve as a beacon of peace and goodwill for the years to come,” he also said.
— Upananda Brahmachari (@upananda) February 23, 2019
“The ‘Astounding Bhagavad Gita’ comprises of 670 pages which cover the original 700 Sanskrit verses along with the commentary of Srila Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada (ISKCON’s Founder-Acharya), for a total of one acre of printed matter,” the ISKCON issued the statement.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi to unveil the ‘Astounding Bhagavad Gita’ on 26th February at the ISKCON Temple, Delhi. The ‘Astounding Bhagavad Gita’, which measures 2.8m x 2m weighs 800 kg, would be the largest Bhagavad Gita to ever be printed pic.twitter.com/HXiV6yFd8n
— Aman Sharma (@AmanKayamHai_ET) February 23, 2019
“A team of ISKCON devotees from various countries worked round-the-clock for months to produce this Gita as offering to Srila Prabhupada and the tradition of Sanatana Dharma, which have taught us compassion, service and a connection with the supreme Lord,” said Yudhistir Govinda Das, National Communications Director of ISKCON.
Prime Minister Modi will also address a gathering of spiritual leader, diplomats, social leaders, scholars including the devotees and members of ISKCON across the world.