Bhagavad makes debut in China
Posted on: 2015-06-24 Posted by: CLAT Gurukul Category: Archive Blog
Days after Prime Minister Narendra Modi discussed the bilateral, business, cultural and spiritual ties with Zhang Dejiang, chairman of the Standing Committee of the National People’s Congress of China, Bhagavad Gita, a sacred ancient Indian scripture, has made its debut in China. The Chinese version was launched during the international Yoga conference held in China. The country will also organised a 5-day yoga training camp in Chengdu city. Translated by Prof Wang Zhu Cheng and Ling Hai of Zhejiang University in Shanghai and published by Sichuan People’s Publications, the book was launched at a function attended by eminent Yoga teachers from India who had converged at Dujiangyan in southwestern Sichuan province to attend Yoga Festival. The foreword for the book was written by K Nagaraj Naidu, who was till recently the Consul General at the Indian Consulate in Guangzhou. Ancient Buddhist scriptures are well known in China as they made their way from the times of Huen Tsang journey to India in the 7th century. After first Yoga collage Yunnan University of Nationalities in Kunming. This is perhaps the first time a well known Hindu ancient religious text has been published in China. Source: Hindustan Times
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