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Airavat – About the White Elephant of Indra in Hindu Tradition - Airavata

Airavat is the vahana or vehicle of Indra, the king ofDevas . Airavata is the king of elephants and is believed to have appeared during the Samudra Manthan or churning of ocean . The name is derived from Iravat suggesting that it appeared from water. Airavat has four tusks and is noted for its pure white color. It was king Prithu who made him the king of elephants. Airavat is the chief of the elephants that protect the four cardinal points of the earth. He defends the corners of earth. He has also got names like Ardh Matanga (elephant of clouds), Arkasodara (brother of sun), Naga Malla (the fighting elephant). Abharamu is the wife of Airavat. White elephants are worshipped in India, Thailand and Burma. There are numerous stories in these regions associated with the divinity of white elephants. Related Symbolism of Airavat  

Bhagavad Gita Text in Gujarati – Download Bhagavad Gita Book in Gujarati in Pdf format for free

Srimad Bhagavad Gita Text in Gujarati in Pdf format for free is provided by Swami Shri Adgadanad Ji’s of Yatharth Geeta. This downloadable Gujarati Bhagwad Geeta Book is strictly for personal use. You can only download the eighteen chapters in Gujarati separately and not as a single book. The Gujarati Bhagavad Gita is in pdf format and you will need Adobe Acrobat Reader or any other pdf reader installed on your computer. You can download it in Google drive here . You can download the Bhagawad Gita in Gujarati from this link also –  Gujarati Bhagavad Gita. If the above link is not working you can try downloading in pdf here at bhuj mandir website. Note  – the chapter headings are given in English. On clicking each chapter you will get the Gujarati Gita.