The "Chandrodaya Mandir", an architectural marvel seeking to restore the glory and the times of Lord Shri Krishna, is planned to be thrice the height of 72.5- metre 'Qutub Minar' in Delhi.
"I am glad to know that Government of India and the Government of Uttar Pradesh have taken various initiatives towards making Vrindavan a hub of religious tourism.
"The present project adds a new dimension to these initiatives and shall hopefully generate positive spin-offs both for local society and the economy," Mukherjee said.
He hoped that 'Vrindavan' strives to become a world renowned center for spiritual enlightenment, from where the message of divinity and peace resonates across all humanity.
Mukherjee said that a civilised society must follow ancient values of truthfulness and compassion.
"Srimad Bhagavatam describes the four pillars of spirituality-- truthfulness, compassion, austerity and purity. Civilized societies exist and operate within the framework of these values," he said.
Mukherjee said as the country is undergoing a transformative change from being a developing to a developed economy, there will be immense pressures on our socio-economic and moral fabric.
"It is, therefore, imperative that we reconnect to our spiritual dimensions. There can be no better way of doing this than spreading the Bhagvad Gita's message of universal love and humanity.
"I congratulate International Society for Krishna Consciousness (ISKCON) for their efforts in highlighting and propagating the timeless teachings of Lord Krishna across the world," he said.

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