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About kurukshetra mahotsav
Shrimad Bhagavad Gita is the holy scripture of Hindu mythology, which is believed to have delivered by Lord Krishna to Arjuna at the battlefield of Kurukshetra, about 5000 years ago. Kurukshetra Mahotsav or International Bhagavad Gita Jayanti Samaroh is celebrated annually at this holy land to commemorate the birth of Gita. It is observed on the Shukla Paksha Ekadashi of Margasirsh month (November / December) and is celebrated throughout the world by every person who loves the sacred scripture Bhagavad Gita. Thousands of devotees gather at Kurukshetra and take holy bath in Sannihit Sarovar and Brahma Sarovar and participate in various rituals and cultural activities. The week-long festival includes Gita recital, bhajans, dance, drama, Gita chanting competitions, seminars, discussions, exhibitions, and many attractive events. It is organized by Kurukshetra Development Board in association with Haryana Tourism, District Administration, Public Relations Department and North Zone Cultural Centre Patiala.
Name of Fair
Kurukshetra, 90 km from Chandigarh
Do and Don't
Follow the rituals and customs of this sacred festival and celebrate it with passion and devotion.
The festival commemorates one of the greatest events of human history, the birth of the divine message Shrimad Bhagavad Gita that happened about 5000 years ago at the sacred land of Kurukshetra.