President Ram Baran Yadav on Monday highlighted the lessons from the Hindu epic Mahabharata to underline the need for building peace in Nepal after a decade-long conflict that ended in 2006.
Releasing the Nepali translation of Anu Gita, which is based on the Hindu epic, the President said the book has relevance in the present context of Nepal as it accords importance to building peace after conflict.
The book deals with the policy to be adopted after the end of a conflict that is useful for the country in the present context, Yadav pointed out.
He said the country is moving on the path of restoration of peace after a decade-long conflict.
The book, which was translated into Nepali language by Srihari Rupakheti, is based on teachings of Lord Krishna to Arjuna after the end of devastating Mahabharat battle. It gives lessons in peace building and reconstruction works.
The 350-page book was the Nepalese translation of English book written by Nepali scholar Jagdish Sharma.
B P Koirala Nepal India Foundation provided assistance for the project.