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Introduction:

Gita Jayanti is celebrated around the world to honor the advent day of Bhagavad Gita, a holy historic scripture which contains all the glorious teachings of Lord Sri Krishna to Arjuna.The admirers and followers of this most sacred holy book observed the day on the 11th of Shukla Paksha of Margaseersha month of Hindu Calendar. Many devotees of Krishna also observed fast for the whole day and many other activities are performed.

Gita Jayanti is the birthday of Bhagvad Gita, the sacred text of the Hindus. It is celebrated on the Shukla Ekadasi, 11th day of the waxing moon of Margashirsha month of the Hindu calendar. It is believed the “Bhagavad Gita” was revealed to Arjuna by Sri Krishna Himself in the battlefield of Kurukshetra (in present-day Haryana, India). The text is written in third person, narrated by Sanjaya to King Dhritarashtra as it transpired between Sri Krishna and Arjuna. Sanjaya, the secretary of the blind King Dhritarashtra, had been blessed by his Guru, Vyasadev, with the power to remotely view the events taking place on the battlefield as they transpired

 

Time to Celebrate:

Gita Jayanti is held on the 11th Shukla Paksha of Margseersha month (December to January)

2016 Saturday, 10th of December
2017 Thursday, 30th of November
2018 Tuesday, 18th of December
2019 Sunday, 8th of December
2020 Friday, 25th of December
2021 Tuesday, 14th of December
2022 Saturday, 3rd of December
2023 Friday, 22nd of December

Description:

Gita Jayanti is a day when Sanjay started narration of all the dialogues between Lord Sri Krishna and Arjuna during the battlefield of Kurukshetra. And all the glorious teachings of Lord available for the mankind. Believers and devotees enlighten their path by the teachings of Gita which is significantly honored till date. This knowledge of Gita marks a vivid awakening that influence believers to carry forward on a right path always. The celebration on the specific day is observed all around the world. Continuous recitation of all the chapters of Geeta observed, mass recital of the 701 verses from all 18 chapters chanted throughout the day. Devotees also fast on this day as it is also Ekadashi. Bhajans and Poojas are held on this day. Apart from India celebrations can also view in other countries like, Malaysia, Singapore etc.

Details

Date:
10 December, 2018
Time:
12:00 am
Cost:
Free
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Indian Festivals
India India

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