Conference on contemporary relevance of Bhagvad Gita held in United Kingdom

Sep 26, 2015 17:05 IST

The first conference on the contemporary relevance of the Bhagvad Gita was held on 25 September 2015 in London, United Kingdom. The conference was organised by Indian Council of Cultural Relations (ICCR) and High Commission of India.

It was organised in collaboration with the Department of the Study of Religions at the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS), University of London.

The conference aimed to deal with the innumerable questions that exercise and confound through Bhagvad Gita and help to tap unique transformational energy.

The experts and historians from India and Britain got together for this two-day session which included aspects such as Bhagvad Gita and Yoga, Impact of Bhagvad Gita on Modern Sanskrit Writings and The Bhagvad Gita Timeless Values for Today.

The initiative of bringing together the delegation for the London conference was led by Suryakanthi Tripathi, former Indian ambassador to Spain.

About Bhagavad Gita
• Bhagavad Gita is one of the holy books which tell us the narrative framework of a dialogue between Pandava Prince Arjuna and his guide and charioteer Krishna.
• Bhagavad Gita consists of 700 slokas. It presents a synthesis of Dharma, bhakti, moksha and raja yoga.

Now get latest Current Affairs on mobile, Download # 1  Current Affairs App

Is this article important for exams ? Yes33 People Agreed
Read more Current Affairs on: Bhagvad Gita , first conference , United Kingdom

DISCLAIMER: JPL and its affiliates shall have no liability for any views, thoughts and comments expressed on this article.

Latest Videos

Register to get FREE updates

    All Fields Mandatory
  • (Ex:9123456789)
  • Please Select Your Interest
  • Please specify

  • ajax-loader
  • A verifcation code has been sent to
    your mobile number

    Please enter the verification code below

This website uses cookie or similar technologies, to enhance your browsing experience and provide personalised recommendations. By continuing to use our website, you agree to our Privacy Policy and Cookie Policy. OK