Sri Ganapathi Sachchidananda rendition of Srimad Bhagawat Geeta , along with nearly 2,000 devotees aged between 5 years and 85 years from at least 13 countries at Allen, Texas has been entered in Guinness book of world records.
The mass recitation was organised on August 13 by Sri Ganapathi Sachchidananda Avadhootha belonging to Datta Peetha Trust.
The name Bhagavadgita comes from the Sanskrit for “Song of God.”
This multitude recitation has been recognized by the Guinness Book Of World Records as the largest simultaneous Hindu text recital.
Proposed and inspired by Sri Ganapthy Sachchidananda Swami, devotees accomplished the Sahastra Gana Gita Parayana by reciting the entire 700 verses of Srimad Bhagawat Geeta as an offering for world peace.
In the last seven years, the Guinness World Records has recognized Sri Sachchidananda Swami several times for inspiring people to establish and dedicate world records for peace and harmony, a press release informed.
Hinduism is the world’s oldest religion, as per several scholars, with roots and customs dating back more than 5,000 years.
Today, with about 900 million followers, Hinduism is the third-largest religion after Christianity and Islam.
Roughly 95 percent of the world’s Hindus live in India.
The Bhagavadgita is an episode recorded in the Mahabharata, a Sanskrit epic poem, an influential religious text of ancient india that took the form of a dialogue between Prince Arjuna and Lord Krishna, an avatar of the Hindu deity Vishnu.
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