HYDERABAD, Dec. 24, 2018: Hare Krishna Movement (HKM), Hyderabad celebrated Gita Jayanti grandly on Dec. 19 at the Swayumbhu Sri Lakshmi Narasimha Golden Temple (Hare Krishna Golden Temple) located at Road #12, Banjara Hills. This commemorates the occasion of Lord Krishna giving the Bhagavad-gita knowledge to Arjuna over 5000 years ago. Many devotees visited the temple from different parts of the city and had darshan of Lord Krishna and also showed their interest by taking a copy of the Bhagavad-gita home.
The Gita Jayanti celebrations began with Sampoorna Gita Parayanam from 9 a.m. This went on till 5 p.m. wherein devotees recited the entire 700 slokas of the Bhagavad-gita As It Is. At 6.30 p.m. there was Gita recitation and explanation of important slokas of Bhagavad-gita As It Is for the pleasure of Lord Krishna to bring in peace and prosperity to all.