On Tuesday, a giant Bhagavad Gita was unveiled by Prime Minister Narendra Modi at Delhi’s ISKCON temple. The sacred book has 670 pages and weighs about 800 kgs.
The ‘Astounding Bhagavad Gita’ measures 2.8×2 metres and has been stated as the “largest principle sacred text ever to be printed”, according to ISKCON. “The book has elegant layout and has 18 exquisite paintings. The book has been printed in Milan, Italy, on YUPO synthetic paper so as to make it untearable and waterproof”, ISKCON further added.
Modi called the book to be “largest manual to human being” where one can find solutions to each and every problem of one’s life.
While addressing a gathering at the temple, she shared a message in refer to the air strike carried out by Indian Air Force on the terror camps of Jaish-e-Muhammad. “The divine power is always with us to save the Earth from the enemies of humanity”, PM Narendra Modi said.
International Society for Krishna Consciousness (ISKCON) is a worldwide confederation which has more than 400 temples and runs 100 vegetarian restaurants all over the world.