Hare Krishna Movement celebrates ‘Gita Jayanti’ in Hyderabad

Hare Krishna Movement celebrates 'Gita Jayanti' in Hyderabad
Grand Gita Jayanthi celebrations at Hare Krishna Golden Temple on Sunday.

Hyderabad: ‘Gita Jayanti’ was celebrated on a grand note at Hare Krishna Golden temple of Hare Krishna Movement (HKM) on Sunday.

‘Gita Jayanti’ is celebrated to mark the occasion when Lord Krishna gave the knowledge of ‘Bhagvad Gita’ to Arjuna. Devotees in large numbers visited the temple from different parts of the city for ‘darshan’ of Sri Radha Govinda, a press release said.

The ‘Gita Jayanti’ celebrations in the temple began with ‘Sampoorna Gita Parayanam’ from 9 am to 5 pm in which devotees recited 700 ‘slokas’ of ‘Bhagavad Gita’. On Sunday evening, there was a grand recitation and explanation of important ‘slokas’ of ‘Bhagavad Gita’.

Satya Gaura Chandra Dasa, regional president of HKM, Hyderabad and Akshaya Patra Foundation, TS and AP, said, “At present, the human society is facing many issues and ‘Bhagavad Gita’ is the global solution for all the problems. The message of ‘Gita’ is not only for a particular religion but it is a universal appeal to one and all to come together and work harmoniously towards emancipation.”

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