Wednesday, 10 April 2019

Bhagwad Gita for World Peace

Hindus, Muslims, Sikhs, Christians, Jews, Buddhists perform sacred yagna to inaugurate the Shrimad Bhagwad Gita Dnyan Bhavan at the World’s Largest Dome at MIT campus, Vishwarajbaug, Pune

Vishwarajbaug, Pune that hosts the MIT World Peace University, Pune and MIT ADT University campus and houses the World’s Largest Dome -- Philosopher Saint Shri Dnyaneshwara World  Peace Prayer Hall, witnessed yet another unique happening. The confluence of World Peace, Spiritualism  and Science happened once again with Shrimad Bhagwad Gita Dnyan Bhavan was inaugurated by world renowned scientist  Padmabhushan, Padma Shri and Maharashtra Bhushan awardee Dr. Vijay P. Bhatkar, and the architect of India’s national initiative in super computing.

Based on the time-tested Indian concept of Ekam Sat Vipra Bahuda Vadanti i.e. there is only one truth though wise men call it by different names, the yagna or the sacred fire and prayers were offered by Hindus, Muslims, Sikhs, Christians, Buddhists, Jews  and many other religious leaders, propagating oneness of mankind and peace.  

Dr. Vishwanath D. Karad at the inauguration ceremony of
 Shrimad Bhagwad Gita Dnyan Bhavan, MIT Pune.
Eminent personalities like Padmav Vibhushan Dr. KH Sancheti, Renowned Orthopaedic Arif Mohammad Khan, former Union Minister, Dr. Firoz Bakht Ahmed, Chancellor, Maulana Abul Kalam Azad Urdu University, Hyderabad, Dr. Budhajirao Mulik, Eminent Agriculturist, Kamal Kishor Kadam, former Education Minister of Maharashtra, Dilip Deshmukh, Joint Charity Commissioner, Pune, Vitthalrao Jadhav, former Member of Parliament and renowned educationist, Dr. Shripal Sabnis, former President, Marathi Sahitya Sammelan and Prataprao Borade, renowned educationist graced the occasion.

            The  function was blessed by renowned scholars like H.H. Shrikrishna Karve Guruji, Pandit Vasantrao Gadgil, Dr. Sanjiv Arsud of Spicer University, Bhante Naga Ghosh, Gyani Amarjeet Singh, Dr. R. N. Shukla, Mr. Rameshwar Shastri, Dr. Meher Master Moos, Dr. Isaac Malekar among others.

Said eminent educationist and UNESCO Chairholder  Vishwanath D. Karad, President of World Peace University, “In the 19th Century, Swami Vivekananda prophesied that ‘in the 21st Century India will emerge as knowledge corridor of the world and will lead the pathway to peace, happiness and contention as Vishwaguru’. This Shrimad Bhagwad Gita Dnyan Bhavan is an attempt to bring the people together, so that we realize this dream of Swami Vivekananda.”
“The Shrimad Bhagwad Gita Dnyan Bhavan is also an embodiment of the eternal truth all religious scriptures are true life-guiding scriptures and also give information about the religious practices in various religions,” elaborated Dr. Vijay P. Bhatkar, who is also currently working on developing Exascale supercomputing mission for India.

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