Gita Jayanti: Celebrating the birth of the Holy Bhagavad Gita

This year, Gita Jayanti falls on December 13, which, in the traditional calendar, is the `Ekadasi day of the Shukla Paksha (the moon`s bright half) of the month of Mrgashirsha (November-December)`.It commemorates the discourse called the Bhagavad Gita or God Song that was revealed by Sri Krishna to Arjuna on the first day of the 18-day battle in the Mahabharata. -

Dec 13, 2013, 10:09 AM IST