Gita Jayanti 2020

25 Dec 2020  Fri

Gita Jayanti is observed in the Shukla Ekadashi of Margashirsha month in the Hindu calendar. Gita Jayanti holds an important significance and is considered as one of the most important days in Hinduism.

Simply known as the Gita, the Bhagavad Gita is considered to be the most important Sanskrit text in the history of literature and philosophy and is a part of the ancient epic, Mahabharata. The content of the Gita is the conversation between Lord Krishna and Arjuna on the battlefield before the beginning of the Kurukshetra War.

The Gita elaborates on different Yogic and Vedanta philosophies and is a beautiful metaphorical work which narrates the way of living life. It is nothing but a practical and self-contained guide to life. India post issued a Commemorative Stamp in the memory of Bhagavad Gita – one of the sacred texts of India. The Bhagavad Gita stamp is among the Pride of India Series and was issued in the year, 1978.

The commemorative stamp comes with a denomination of 25 Paisa. This magnificent orange stamp depicts the most celebrated image of the conversation between Krishna and Arjuna as well as the most versed “Shloka” “Karmanye Vadhika Raste Ma Phaleshu Kadachana”.

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