By Atma Tattva Das

On April 19, 2024, a significant milestone was achieved in the realm of spiritual literature as Bhagavad-gita As It Is was launched in the Kreol Morisien language: Bhagavad-gita Kouma Li Ete. The landmark event was broadcast live on BBT Africa’s YouTube channel, drawing attention from devotees and spiritual enthusiasts globally.

The launch ceremony, graced by esteemed speakers and dignitaries, celebrated the culmination of efforts led by Ramasevak Das, who spearheaded the translation project. Among the distinguished speakers was Govardhana Das, a prominent figure within ISKCON, who emphasized the historical significance of the occasion, highlighting Srila Prabhupada’s mission to spread transcendental knowledge through the printing and distribution of spiritual texts.

Addressing the audience, Govardhana Das elucidated the journey of the Bhagavad-gita’s many translations, tracing it back to Srila Prabhupada’s tireless efforts in delivering the sacred text to the world. He underscored the universal appeal of the Bhagavad-gita, which now boasts translations in over 60 languages, with Kreol Morisien being the latest addition.

Furthermore, Govardhana Das elucidated the profound philosophical themes embedded within the Bhagavad-gita, emphasizing its role in guiding humanity towards spiritual enlightenment. He stressed the importance of ensuring widespread accessibility to the translated text, envisioning every Mauritian household adorned with the divine wisdom encapsulated in the Bhagavad-gita.

Read more: https://iskconnews.org/launch-of-creole-bhagavad-gita-as-it-is-in-mauritius-marks-historic-milestone/ 

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