Tuesday, May 31, 2016

News - Gita contest of ISKCON goes global in 2016

Gita contest of ISKCON goes global in 2016 GCL, an educational initiative of International Society for Krishna Consciousness (ISKCON), will now be open to children from schools all over the world to test their knowledge and understanding of Gita, an ISKCON press release said on Sunday. The GCL contest in Mumbai started in 2010 and since then, every year the contest has touched the lives of thousands of students. This year, around 8000 students from around 134 schools have participated in the contest in Mumbai. Till date, more than 138,000 students from around 1484 schools in various cities of the country have participated in this contest. In 2016, Apart from Indian cities GCL contests are taking place in Australia, Mauritius, Kenya, South Africa and United States of America A unique feature Gita Championship League is that it attracts participation of students belonging to different religions, including Muslims, Christians and Hindus. More interestingly, many winners of this competition are drawn from various sections of the society and different religions. #laxmi

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