International Gita Mahotsav is to be organized in Haryana from November 19 to December 6 at Kurukshetra. President Draupadi Murmu will attend this grand festival of Holy Gita. Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal said that the President will participate in the Gita Yagya at Brahma Sarovar.
Renowned International and National scholars of Shrimad Bhagavad Gita and researchers from across the country and abroad will present their research papers on ‘world peace and harmony with the inspiration of Shrimad Bhagavad Gita’.
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About International Gita Mahotsav
- Gita Mahotsav is an event centered around the Bhagavad Gita, celebrated on the Shukla Ekadashi, the 11th day of the waxing moon of the Margashirsha (Agrahayan) month of the Hindu calendar.
- It is believed the Bhagavad Gita was revealed to Arjuna by Krishna on the battlefield of Kurukshetra Narrated by Sanjaya to King Dhritarashtra as it transpired between Krishna and Arjuna.
- Sanjaya, the scribe of the blind King Dhritarashtra, was blessed by his guru, Ved Vyasa, with the power to remotely view the events taking place on the battlefield as they transpired.