Gita Jayanti in Mayapur

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Gita Jayanti is the day when Lord Sri Krishna delivered the Supreme message of Gita to Arjuna. Traditionally on this day, many pilgrims visit holy places all over India, especially Kuruksetra and take part in reading Srimad Bhagavad Gita and perform worship of Gita.

In Mayapur, over 1000 students of Gita Study Course, a distance education course conducted by Mayapur preaching department convened for three day seminar culminating on Gita Jayanthi. Bhagavad Gitas adorned the altars of Sri Radha-Madhava, Sri Panca tattva, Sri Narasimhadeva and Srila Prabhupada.

Gita chanting or reciting of 700 verses of Bhagavad Gita started at 8.30 a.m. Each chapter was recited in various meters. Gita Yajna was also performed by offering oblations after each sloka of 18th chapter.  Devotees did harinama circumambulating the temple. It was an out of world experience to hear devotees worldwide with different background with such an intense prayerful mood absorbed in chanting the Slokas. I offer my millions of obeisances to Srila Prabhupada who delivered this message as it is.

To show our gratefulness to Srila Prabhupada, enthusiastic devotees including children and students were moving around the campus to distribute Bhagavad Gitas to the visitors to Mayapur.

Srila Prabhupada Book Marathon Ki Jai! Srimad Bhagavad Gita Ki Jai!

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