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Gita Jayanti

 

 

Gita Jayanti is the anniversary of the day Lord Sri Krsna and Arjuna had conversed about spiritual and philosophical truths that came to be known as the Bhagavad-Gita. This celebration of Gita Jayanti falls on Moksada Ekadasi, the eleventh day of the second half of Magasirsa (Kesava). Apart from the typical fasting of Ekadasi, devotees spend extra time reading the Bhagavad-Gita and try to understand few verses. Some temples will conduct services where devotees will chant the entire Bhagavad-Gita. Other temples will have devotees present a verse of the Gita and explain their realizations through the verse. In addition, the worshipping of the Gita is a recommended act, for the Lords words and no different from His name.

 

For more information on the Bhagavad-Gita as well as the actual verses to the Gita, please click here to read the Bhagavad-Gita.

 

UPDATED: August 31, 2010