Gita Press, Gorakhpur

Gita Press

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About Gita Press (Religious Place)

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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:  1-2hrs
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5 traveller reviews for Gita Press

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Fardin Singer

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  • Fardin Singer
  • Lives in Gorakhpur
  • 2 Reviews
  •  52 readers

"Nice place and very impressive"

  • 7.0/7
  • Posted Feb 18, 2017
Helloo friends this is nice place helloo I am going to gita press and this is printing press
And very neat and cleane and I am very impress this hotel it is located gita press road Gorakhpur and next time days I am going and enjoying it and this place are good and many more to this place.
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Abhishek Rajput

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  • Abhishek Rajput
  • Lives in Lucknow
  • 2 Reviews
  •  54 readers

"Very well known place"

  • 7.0/7
  • Posted Feb 2, 2017
It is a very well known name in World Gita Press is known for its various books for hinduism. It is located in old Gorakhpur or very congested area but visit there was good. There were also shops for bedsheets.
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Anand Verma

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  • Anand Verma
  • Lives in Patna
  • 1 Review
  •  306 readers

"In Gorakhpur then must visit"

  • 6.0/7
  • Posted Feb 21, 2016
Good place to visit. Main attraction Chitra Mandir. Gita Press book store in front of Gita Press. Gita Press vastralaya few meter away. Bank of Baroda ATM and branch is nearby.
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Rupshri Jaiswal

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  • Rupshri Jaiswal
  • Lives in Gorakhpur
  • 4 Reviews
  •  3 helpful votes
  •  998 readers

"Peaceful place to read books"

  • 7.0/7
  • Posted Jul 11, 2015
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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  • Frooti Kadin
  • 2 Reviews
  •  20 helpful votes
  •  1484 readers

"A must visit for every Indian"

  • 7.0/7
  • 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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