Delhi (SunstarTV Bureau): Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses 6th India-Japan Samvad conference through video conferencing, today.
“I would like thank the government of Japan for the constant support to India-Japan Samvad,” he says.
This forum has done great work to ensure promote the ideas and ideals of Lord Buddha, especially among the youth. Historically, lights of Buddha’s message spread out from India to many parts of the world, he further added.
“I would like to propose the creation of a library of all such Buddhist literature and scriptures. We will be happy to create such a facility in India and will provide appropriate resources for it”, stressed the PM.
The great treasure of Buddhist literature and philosophy can be found in many different monasteries in many countries and languages. This body of writing is a treasure of humankind as a whole told PM at Indo-Japan Samwad Conference.
This library will also be a platform for research & dialogue, a true Samwad between human beings, between societies & between man & nature. Its research mandate will also include examining how Buddhist message can guide our modern world against contemporary challenges.
Samwad should be one that spreads the spirit of positivity, unity & compassion across our planet. This Samvad is happening at a critical moment of human history. Our actions today will shape the discourse in the coming times.
PM calls this decade to be all about nurturing bright young minds, who will add value to humanity in the times to come. Learning should be such that furthers innovation. After all, innovation is the cornerstone of the human empowerment.