Gita Press, Gorakhpur
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Gita Press

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About Gita Press

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The Gita Press is one of largest publishers of Hindu religious texts in the world, situated in Gorakhpur. It was founded by Jaya Dayal Goyandka in 1932 with the motive of promoting the principles of Sanatana Dharma. The lifetime editor of this press was Hanuman Prasad Poddar and the first publication of this press was in 1927.

The archives of this press contain over 3500 manuscripts, which comprises over 100 interpretations of the Gita. Since its establishment, the Gita Press has published 63.4 million copies of ‘Gita’ along with 64.9 million copies of ‘Ramcharitmanas’.

The press also has an art gallery with over 684 paintings, which display the ‘lilas’ of Shri Rama and Shri Krishna. It also has the 700 verses of Bhagvad Gita displayed on marble plaques of its walls.
 

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  • Best Time:  During Day
  • Length of visit:  More than 3hrs
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Rupshri Jaiswal

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  • 4 Reviews
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"Peaceful place to read books" new review

  • 7.00/7
  • Posted 3 weeks ago
Gita Press are famous in all over world for printing religious moral values books etc. We buy anywhere, its price are same, Bhagavad Gita are available very small up to big size, Gita Press are very neat and clean place. Very peaceful place for reading books.
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Frooti Kadin

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  •  19 helpful votes
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"A must visit for every Indian"

  • 7.00/7
  • Posted Jun 30, 2014
A manufacturing press, located in Reti. It is the world's largest press of religious Hindu texts. A must visit for every Indian.
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