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.
Understanding the essence of Bhagavad Gita can inspire children and help them cultivate good values. Here’s a list of ten timeless principles that children can learn from the Gita.
Lord Krishna talks to Arjuna on the battlefield. He educates him about the core philosophies in life the order of Karma and Dharma and a lot more and that's what becomes the Bhagavad Gita.
The Bhagavad Gita is considered the most important and influential Hindu scripture for its philosophical, practical, political, psychological and spiritual value. Bhagavad Gita Jayanti, or simply Gita Jayanti, marks the birth of this holy book.
Bhagavad Gita is one of the most sacred books of India. It is a part of the great epic Mahabharata and contains seven hundred verses. They were uttered by the Supreme Lord Himself at the start of Mahabharata War when Arjuna did not want to indulge...
Here are some facts about the sacred book as well as the celebrations and activities that take place during Gita Jayanti.
Gita Jayanti is celebrated with great devotion and dedication, not only in India but around the world. It is celebrated especially in the city of Kurukshetra, in the state of Uttar Pradesh.
Traditionally Gita Jayanti is celebrated in India with the chanting of verses from Bhagavad Gita, the offering of oblations in fire sacrifices (yajna) and distributing prasad to devotees.
According to traditional Hindu calendar, Gita Jayanti occurs in the month of Margashirsha month, during the Shukla Ekadashi Tithi, on the 11th day of the waxing moon. Click on this link to know more.
India is a land of festivals and spirituality. One of the main scriptures of the Hindus that has been translated into numerous languages and has been read across religions, cultures and even professions is the Bhagavad Gita.
The Bhagavad Gita is an infinite ocean of wisdom. But however incomprehensible its vastness, it's never daunting; it beckons and nudges one gently to take a dip in its sublime waters. And every time one does so, there are exquisite gems in store f...
Gita Jayanti or the anniversary of the day on which the Bhagavad Gita was revealed is celebrated as the Gita Jayanti festival. On this day, Hindus worship Krishna, perform Pujas, sing the Gita ārati, chant the entire Gita, or even perform a Yajna ...