Gita Jayanti is observed on the 11th day of the Shukla Paksha (waxing phase of moon) of Margashirsh month as per traditional Hindu calendar. Gita Jayanti 2013 date is December 13. It is believed that the Bhagavad Gita was rendered by Lord Krishna to Arjuna on this day. Gita Jayanthi falls on the Ekadashi day of the Margashirsha month (November – December).
Mokshada Ekadasi observed on the Gita Jayanti day and therefore many Hindu devotees fast on the day.
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in Kerala, Gita Jayanti is observed on a different day. It is observed on the Guruvayur Ekadashi day in the Malayalam month of Vrischikam (November – December). Guruvayur Sree Krishna Temple