PM Narendra Modi greets nation on Gita Jayanti

PM Narendra Modi greets nation on Gita Jayanti

It is believed that Lord Krishna revealed the sacred Bhagavad Gita to warrior Arjuna on this day of the Hindu calendar

Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Credit: PTI File Photo

Greeting the nation on Gita Jayanti, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday said the epic's noble ideals motivate people to live life to the fullest potential and be compassionate.

It is believed that Lord Krishna revealed the sacred Bhagavad Gita to warrior Arjuna on this day of the Hindu calendar.

"The noble ideals enshrined in the Srimad Bhagavad Geeta have radiated across the world. They motivate people to lead life to the fullest potential and be compassionate. On Geeta Jayanti we celebrate the values mentioned in the Geeta & recall the teachings of Bhagwan Shri Krishna," Modi tweeted.

The prime minister also shared a link for people to listen to the audio of two chapters of the Bhagavad Gita, noting that millions all over the world chant verses from the holy scripture on this day.