Geeta Jayanti 2021: According to the English calendar, Geeta Jayanti is celebrated on the Ekadashi of Shukla Paksha in the month of Margashirsha. Thus, 14th December is Gita Jayanti. It is mentioned in the Sanatan religious texts and Puranas that Lord Shri Krishna had preached the Gita to the supreme friend Arjuna in Kurukshetra during the Mahabharata war. For this Geeta Jayanti has special significance. Especially the month of Margashirsha i.e. Aghan is very auspicious. Lord Shri Krishna said during the Gita sermon that “I am the month of Aghan in the months”. Let us know about the date, time and importance of Gita Jayanti-

Importance

Gita is considered a holy book in Sanatan Dharma. The author of this book is Ved Vyas ji. He has composed the Vedas. First of all, Lord Krishna ji gave the knowledge of Gita to his disciple Arjun. There are 18 chapters in this book. In these the whole essence of a person’s life has been told. In addition, religious, karmic, cultural and practical knowledge is also given. By studying and following this book, both the direction and condition of a person can be changed. Along with this, the person attains the Bhagvat Dham posthumously.

date of geeta jayanti

The Ekadashi Tithi of Shukla Paksha in the month of Margashirsh will start on 13th December at 9.32 pm and will end on the next day i.e. 14th December at 11.35 pm. Sadhaks can worship Lord Krishna throughout the day on 14th December.

Worship method of Geeta Jayanti

This day is also Mokshada Ekadashi. Therefore sadhaks can also observe Ekadashi fast. For this, give up vengeful food from Dashami i.e. 13th December. Follow the rule of celibacy. On the day of Gita Jayanti, get up at Brahma Bela and start the day by meditating and remembering Lord Shri Vishnu. After this, after retiring from daily work, take a bath with water containing Ganges water. Then do aamchan by reciting the mantra of ‘Om Gange’. Wearing clean clothes, worship Lord Shri Hari Vishnu with yellow fruits, flowers, incense-lamp, Durva etc. If the seeker has enough time, then definitely recite the Gita. In the end, complete the worship by performing aarti. Keep fast for the whole day. If needed, one can take water and one fruit at a time. In the evening, after the aarti and prayer, eat fruit.

Edited By: Umanath Singh