6th Sampoorna Bhagavad Gita Parayana - Kurukshetra 2017

  • 27 Oct 2017 - 29 Oct 2017
  • Kurukshetra, India

Parama Pujya Sri Ganapathy Sachchidananda Swamiji led a very successful 6th Sampoorna Bhagavad Gita Parayana program in Kurukshetra on 28 October 2017. 44 children of Datta devotees from across India who had memorised entire Bhagavadgita sanwith g for three hours in Meditation hall on Brahma Sarovar in the sacred Kurukshetra town in Haryana state in North India. 

Pujya Sri Swamiji travelled with the children from Bengaluru to Delhi and then to Kurukshetra. 

 

On 28 October morning, Sri Swamiji arrived at the meditation hall, the chanting venue at 9.30 AM. He was received by Sri.Kamal Kapur and other devotees. The stage was set with 44 children sitting in four rows dressed in blue silk and silk embroidery. Sri Swamiji lit the inaugural lamp and spoke and blessed the children for their efforts. 

 

After the Prarthana Shlokas, the chanting effortlessly continued up to 9th chapter. Hundreds of Datta devotees who had come as pilgrims to Kurukshetra too joined the chanting with the aid of book. 

After a small break, the rest of Gita’s 9 chapters were chanted. Sri Swamiji showered flowers on kids. Gita Mahatmya from Varaha Purana was chanted. The session ended with singing of Gitaa Saara - composed by Pujya Sri Swamiji. The 18 stanzas of Gitaa Saara conveys the summary meaning of each chapter of Bhagavad Gita. 

 

Dr.Lalit & Nandi Duggal offered mementos to all children who chanted. Sri Swamiji blessed a memento to Dr.P.V.Nath and Smt.Satyavati Nath from New Castle, UK. He holds annual Bhagavad Gita conferences across the world. He also has translated Pujya Sri Swamiji’s life history from Telugu to English. He has also penned the book “Tat Tvam Asi” - a book on Bhagavad Gita. 

 

In the evening, the children sang Bhajans. Pujya Sri Swamiji sat on stage while devotees offered Karthika Deepa. Sri Swamiji spoke about minor changes in habits which can bring much positive energy. His speech was laced with humor. 

 

On 29th, Sri Swamiji visited Brahma Sarovar and offered Pujas to the lake. Two chapters of Bhagavad Gita Shlokas were chanted by children.  Sri Swamiji sprinkled water on the devotees who sat on the Ghat steps. 

Later Sri Swamiji and devotees travelled to Jyotisar, the exact location where Lord Krishna preached Bhagavad Gita to Arjuna and removed his ignorance. 

Children chanted two chapters while Sri Swamiji sat under the ancient banyan tree. Sri Swamiji spoke and explained the importance of the Jyotisar and the Jyotisar lake. 

In the afternoon Pujya Sri Swamiji and devotees visited “Sri Krishna Museum” which houses Krishna related artifacts from across the states of India. The immensely large collection reflects the handicrafts tradition of India. 

In the evening. Children chanted Bhagavad Gita Shlokas in the “Gita Research Center Hall” in Jairam Vidya Peeth, the Ashrama where Sri Swamiji and the children were camping. 

Swami Brahmachari ji, the head of Jairam Vidya Peeth graced the occasion. He was greatly pleased with the enthusiasm of Sri Swamiji and the eagerness of kids to learn Bhagavad Gita. He liked the kids as Arjunas and Sri Swamiji and Lord Sri Krishna. He said “Sri Swamiji is carefully nurturing a nursery of great souls who will grow as strong trees one day. They are the true representatives of our Hindu culture - he said. He requested Sri Swamiji to come every year to Jairam Vidya Peeth and treat the institution as his own. 

Sri Swamiji honored Brahmachari ji with a Peethambara. 

 

Sri Swamiji later blessed the 44 students with Anna Prasadam from his sacred hands. 

 

Thus concluded a wonderful and ever-memorable 6th Sampoorna Bhagavad Gita Parayana. 

 

The first Parayna was in August 2016 at Karya Siddhi Hanuman temple, Dallas by USA Tataji Sena

The second Parayana was by Indian Tataji Sena kids during Datta Jayanti at Datta Peetham in December 2016

The third Parayana was during Christmas of 2016 by US Tataji Sena kids in Nada Mantapa, Datta Peetham. 

The fourth Parayana was by US Tataji Sena in Kurukshetra in December 2016. 

The fifth Parayana was by US Tataji Sena in Nada Mantapa in June 2017.

The meditation hall on Brahma Sarovara in Kurukshetra - venue of Sampoorna Bhagavad Gita chant
The meditation hall on Brahma Sarovara in Kurukshetra - venue of Sampoorna Bhagavad Gita chant
Pujya Sri Swamiji arrives for 6th Sampoorna Bhagavadgita Parayana in Kurukshetra on 28 October 2017
Pujya Sri Swamiji arrives for 6th Sampoorna Bhagavadgita Parayana in Kurukshetra on 28 October 2017
Sri Kamal Kapur offers garland and welcomes Pujya Sri Swamiji to the 6th Sampoorna Bhagavadgita Parayana Maha Yajna in Kurukshetra on 28 October 2017
Pujya Sri Swamiji lights lamp and inaugurates the 6th Sampoorna Bhagavadgita Parayana Maha Yajna in Kurukshetra on 28 October 2017
The beautifully decorated stage was venue for students chanting Sampoorna Bhagavadgita
Pujya Sri Swamiji's discourse before Bhagavadgita Sampoorna Parayana in Kurukshetra on 28 October 2017
Datta devotees Tataji Sena children sing from memory all Shlokas of Sri Bhagavad Gita
Many in the audience read the Bhagavadgita Shlokas with the aid of book and chanted along the children performing Parayana.
With folded hands Parama Pujya Sri Ganapathy Sachchidananda Swamiji listens to the children chanting.
Devotees in audience during 6th Sampoorna Bhagavadgita Parayana Maha Yajna in Kurukshetra on 28.10.2017
Devotees in audience during 6th Sampoorna Bhagavadgita Parayana Maha Yajna in Kurukshetra on 28.10.2017
view from stage
Parama Pujya Sri Swamiji listens to the Bhagavad Gita chanting
Datta devotees Tataji Sena children sing from memory all Shlokas of Sri Bhagavad Gita
Datta devotees Tataji Sena children sing from memory all Shlokas of Sri Bhagavad Gita at Kurukshetra on 28.10.2017
Datta devotees Tataji Sena children sing from memory all Shlokas of Sri Bhagavad Gita at Kurukshetra on 28.10.2017
Datta devotees Tataji Sena children sing from memory all Shlokas of Sri Bhagavad Gita at Kurukshetra on 28.10.2017
Datta devotees Tataji Sena children sing from memory all Shlokas of Sri Bhagavad Gita at Kurukshetra on 28.10.2017
Datta devotees Tataji Sena children hold the momento given after of Sri Bhagavad Gita Parayana at Kurukshetra on 28.10.2017
Pujya Sri Swamiji blesses Dr.P.V.Nath & Smt.Satya with memento of 6th Sampoorna Bhagavadgita Parayana Maha Yajna at Kurukshetra on 28.10.2017
Devotees stand and applaud the great effort by children to chant from memory Sampoorna Bhagavad Gita Parayana.
Sadhu Bhandar - offering food to Saints & Sadhu was held at Jairam Vidya Peeth on 28 & 29 October 2017 to commommerate the 6th Sampoorna Bhagavadgita Parayana Maha Yajna in Kurukshetra
Sadhu Bhandar
On 28 october 2017 evening, Pujya Sri Swamiji was offered respects by Sri Kamal Kapur family.
Discourse by Parama Pujya Sri Swamiji in Kurukshetra on the evening of 28.10.2017
Pujya Sri Swamiji gestures and shows that eating by hand is preferred rather than spoon and fork. Sri Swamiji said "food held in hand gets energised by from Parcha Bhutas, Parcha Indiriyas".
Pujya Swamiji offered Puja to Brahma Sarovara in Kurukshetra on 29 October 2017
Pujya Swamiji offered Puja to Brahma Sarovara in Kurukshetra on 29 October 2017
Birds in Brahma Sarovara lake
Pujya Swamiji offered Puja to Brahma Sarovara in Kurukshetra on 29 October 2017
Pujya Swamiji offered Puja to Brahma Sarovara in Kurukshetra on 29 October 2017
Pujya Swamiji offered Puja to Brahma Sarovara in Kurukshetra on 29 October 2017
Pujya Swamiji sprinkles sacred water from Brahma Sarovara on devotees in Kurukshetra on 29 October 2017
Pujya Swamiji sprinkles sacred water from Brahma Sarovara on devotees in Kurukshetra on 29 October 2017
Pujya Swamiji sprinkles sacred water from Brahma Sarovara on devotees in Kurukshetra on 29 October 2017
Pujya Sri Swamiji and Tataji sena children and devotees visited Jyotisar, the sacred place where Bhagavad Gita was preached by Lord Krishna to Arjuna
Pujya Sri Swamiji and Tataji sena children and devotees visited Jyotisar, the sacred place where Bhagavad Gita was preached by Lord Krishna to Arjuna
Pujya Sri Swamiji and Tataji sena children and devotees visited Jyotisar, the sacred place where Bhagavad Gita was preached by Lord Krishna to Arjuna
Pujya Swamiji offered a garland to the grand old banyan tree at Jyotisar on 29.10.2017
Pujya Sri Swamiji and Tataji sena children and devotees visited Jyotisar, the sacred place where Bhagavad Gita was preached by Lord Krishna to Arjuna
Pujya Sri Swamiji and Tataji sena children and devotees visited Jyotisar, the sacred place where Bhagavad Gita was preached by Lord Krishna to Arjuna
Pujya Sri Swamiji stands before the Banyan tree at Jyotisar - the sacred place where Sri Krishna preached Bhagavad Gita to Arjuna
Jyotisar lake
Pujya Sri Swamiji stands before the Banyan tree at Jyotisar - the sacred place where Sri Krishna preached Bhagavad Gita to Arjuna
Banyan tree at Jyotisar
Pujya Sri Swamiji stands before the Banyan tree at Jyotisar - the sacred place where Sri Krishna preached Bhagavad Gita to Arjuna
Pujya Sri Swamiji stands before the Banyan tree at Jyotisar - the sacred place where Sri Krishna preached Bhagavad Gita to Arjuna
Tataji Sena children chanted Bhagavad Gita shlokas at the Gita research centre in Jai Ram Vidya Peeth in Kurukshetra
Head of Jairam Vidya Peeth, Sri Brhmachariji honors Sri Swamiji .
Head of Jairam Vidya Peeth, Sri Brahmachariji speaks to children and praises Sri Swamiji efforts to idle Geeta spark in children.
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