Vijayawada: International Society for Krishna Consciousness (Iskcon) will celebrate Gita Jayanti across Vijayawada from December 15 to 19 and from December 26 to 27. Iskcon temple president Chakradhari Das said that the celebrations were planned for weekdays as the Bhagvat Gita inspires everyone who lives in society.
Mr Das said, “To mark the appearance of Gita that was taught by Lord Krishna to Arjuna, we are celebrating the event.”
He said that the Iskcon would organise the Geeta Jayanti celebrations in 700 temples across the globe, and Iskcon members and devotees of Lord Krishna will create awareness among the public about the importance of Bhagavath Gita for society.
He also informed that the Iskcon has distributed over 560 million copies of the Gita across the globe, Mr Das appealed to the people of Vijayawada to take part in these programmes.