A park in Brampton in Canada was renamed as Shri Bhagavad Gita on Wednesday by The Brampton Municipal Corporation. The park will strive to convey the harmony-centered lessons and other teachings contained in the revered “Bhagwat Gita.”
The park, which will cover 3.75 acres, will feature sculptures of Lord Krishna and Arjuna on a chariot, as well as other Hindu deities, according to the announcement.
Manohar Lal Khattar, the chief minister of Haryana, praised the initiative and said the park would help promote the Bhagavad Gita’s enduring message of peace, love, and harmony among all people.
Yesterday, Mayor @patrickbrownont, Councillors and members of the community gathered to unveil the renaming of Brampton's Troyers Park to Shri Bhagavad Gita Park.
Brampton is a Mosaic, and this renaming commemorates the Hindu community and all they contribute to our city. pic.twitter.com/G6K4yDsgwv
— City of Brampton (@CityBrampton) September 28, 2022
The renaming of Troyers Park in Brampton to Shri Bhagavad Gita Park was announced in the presence of Patrick Brown, the city’s mayor. Patrick Brown He tweeted “Brampton is a Mosaic, and this renaming commemorates the Hindu community and all they contribute to our city.”
The park is likely the only one outside of India to be named after the Bhagavad Gita, according to a statement from the Haryana government.