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Gita Jayanti 2017 date – Bhagavad Geeta Jayanthi in 2017

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 2017 date is Thursday, November 30. It is believed that the Bhagavad Gita was rendered by Lord Krishna to Arjuna on this day. Gita Jayanthi falls on the Shukla Paksha 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.

In the famous Guruvayur Sree Krishna Temple 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).

The greatest quality of Bhagavad Gita is that it prompts you to think, it prompts you to take decision, and it prompts you to look at life differently and refreshingly and all this without surrendering your individuality.

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