Speaking on the occasion, Karnataka Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai said: “Bhagavad Gita is the ‘Song of God’ spoken by Lord Krishna Himself. It is a blend of science and spirituality to uplift humankind. Srila Prabhupada’s Bhagavad Gita provides a complete understanding on life and solutions to all problems on every page.”
Senior BJP leader B.S. Yediyurappa who was also present on the occasion, said: “Bhagavad Gita is the mother of all religions, the need of the hour that provides insightful solutions to all the problems of life. Today, lakhs of people are attracted to Lord Krishna due to the efforts of Srila Prabhupada. The Gita Dana Yajna Mahotsava by ISKCON Bengaluru is a great initiative to spread the message of Sanatana Dharma.”
ISKCON group of temples in Bengaluru aim to distribute one lakh Bhagavad Gitas during the month-long Gita Daan Yajna. Many activities based on the Bhagavad Gita will also be organised during this period.
Various groups of children and adults chanted the 700 shlokas of the Gita in the temple complex.