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Celebrating Gita Jayanti: All You Need To Know

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The auspicious day on which the Bhagavad Gita was revealed to Arjuna by Lord Krishna in the battlefield of Kurukshetra, 5000 years ago, is celebrated as the Gita Jayanti festival. It is celebrated on the Shukla Ekadasi, the 11th day of the waxing moon of Margashirsha month of the Hindu calendar.

Literally meaning 'the song of the Supreme Lord', Bhagavad Gita prompts individuals to think and take fair decisions and look at life differently.

Celebrating Gita Jayanti is a celebration of a philosophy that helps us in our everyday life. The celebration includes readings and discussion on the Bhagavad Gita, messages, and much more. It is observed with great devotion and dedication, not only in India but around the world.

This year we are celebrating Gita Jayanti on Thursday, November 30. Go through the pages of this ClipBook to know more about the significance of Bhagavad Gita and Gita Jayanti.

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