Stressing that the Vedas contain high-quality knowledge which neither needs "any certificate" nor a requirement to prove it, he said people should be made aware about it to make this world a better place.
However, he said, the "form" of Vedas which is available today was made thousands of years ago.
"There is a difference in language at that time and today's time...We have to make people understand Vedas in a language that is understood in the modern world," he said.
Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath was also present on the occasion.
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