Minister Narendra Modi on Friday said that various aspects of Hindu philosophy can help find the solution to several problems that plague the world
In his message to the 2nd World Hindu Congress, PM Modi said that digitization of various treatises and ancient epics can deepen their connect with the younger generation, which will be a great service for the coming generations.
The Prime Minister called for using technology to connect more people with the philosophy of Hinduism. Hesaid various aspects of Hindu philosophy can help find the solution to several problems that plague the world.
PM Modi also hoped that the meeting will deliberate upon how better India can engage with the world, based on its ancient treasure trove of knowledge, intellectually and culturally, to help build a future of understanding, acceptance, sharing and caring for our future generations to live and thrive.
The Indian PM also noted that the manner in which this Conference has brought together thinkers, scholars, intellectuals, eminent thinkers and other participants is commendable. PM Modi said that he is glad that the conference is being held in Chicago, which reminds every Indian of one proud moment when Swami Vivekananda addressed the ‘Parliament of the World’s Religions’ in 1893, in the same month of September 125 years ago.
Prime Minister, in the end, stated that the Indian community across the world is a catalyst of the resurgence that Swami Vivekananda spoke of contributing to a better future for the whole world.
Notably, PM Modi’s message was read by eminent Indian-American Bharat Barai at the World Hindu Congress which began at Chicago in the United States on Friday night. The inaugural session of the conference was attended by 2,500 delegates from more than 60 countries.
Earlier, RSS Sarasanghachalak Mohan Bhagwat along with Pujya Acharya Dr Lokesh Muniji, Swami Swarupanandaji, Swami Purnatmanandaji and others inaugurated the Second World Hindu Congress2018 Chicago.
Vice President Venkaiah Naidu also emplaned on Friday for United States of America on a two-day visit to address the 2nd World Hindu Congress.
Importantly, the second World Hindu Congress marks the commemoration of the 125th anniversary of Swami Vivekananda’s historic speech at the Parliament of the World’s Religions in 1893 in Chicago.