Uttar Pradesh (UP) Chief Minister (CM) Yogi Adityanath on Saturday (6 March) launched a Global Encyclopaedia of the Ramayana and stated that this holy book and the other epic Mahabharata give the best life lessons and that they help envision a better India, reports ZEE News.
The encyclopaedia was launched in an e-book format and was prepared by the Ayodhya Research Institute.
The CM tweeted (as translated from Hindi), “The global encyclopaedia of Ramayan will enable one to understand the synergy between nature and divine. It will also introduce everyone to the untouched aspects of science and spirituality."
"There are Sapta Puri, seven holy cities, which are considered as the holiest Hindu pilgrimage sites. Out of these, Ayodhya, Mathura and Kashi are in Uttar Pradesh. It is a matter of pride for us that a workshop has been organised by the Department of Culture, in collaboration with the Ministry of External Affairs," he reportedly said.
He also said that there are some people who raise questions on existence of Lord Ram In Ayodhya. However, he added, the historical facts cannot be denied.
“People who are misguiding the public for their own benefit and betraying the country will not be spared. People who are creating false propaganda about India for money will face the heat," he said.
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