IEP Chandigarh, April 28
With the endeavours of Chief Minister, Sh. Manohar Lal to take the universal knowledge of Shrimad Bhagwad Gita to every nook and corner of the world, International Gita Mahotsav is being celebrated in Australia this time.Addressing virtually at the opening ceremony of the International Gita Mahotsav at the Federal Parliament, Canberra, Australia today, the Chief Minister said that at present when the whole world is facing war, terrorism, violence and tension; the message of world peace, love and brotherhood given in Gita is the need of the hour for every human being.“It is a matter of pride for all of us, especially the residents of Haryana, that the International Gita Mahotsav has been organized in Australia with the joint efforts of voluntary organizations of Australia and Kurukshetra Development Board,” he added.Sh. Manohar Lal said that Gita is such a supernatural light, which is beyond time, country and boundaries, which is eternal, universal and everlasting. “As Prime Minister, Sh. Narendra Modi says that Shrimad Bhagwad Gita is meaningful for various aspects of life; under his guidance, the Haryana government is making efforts to take the knowledge of Gita to every nook and corner of the world,” he said.A delegation led by Haryana Home and Health Minister, Sh. Anil Vij has gone to Australia to participate in the International Gita Mahotsav. The delegation includes Gita Manishi Swami Sh. Gyananand Maharaj and Panipat MLA Mahipal Dhanda.Sh. Manohar Lal said that he is proud of being the Chief Minister of the state, where Lord Krishna had given the immortal message of Karma Yoga through Gita, 5160 years ago; on the holy land of Kurukshetra.Extending best wishes for this event, he said that the faith, devotion and enthusiasm shown by the people of Australia towards Gita in the International Gita Mahotsav cannot be described in words. He also invited them to visit Kurukshetra, the holy land of Gita.The Chief Minister said that Gita inspires people to perform their duty properly, do virtuous deeds and follow social systems. He said that the solution to all the problems is there in Shrimad Bhagwad Gita. “In the message of Lord Shri Krishna in Gita, measures have been given to create an elevated society. With its lesson and use, we can create such a society, where every person can be happy and an ordinary man can become an outstanding person by its recitation and conduct,” he added.
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