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Kachhi Ghodi dancers of Rajasthan enthrall audience at International Gita Festival in Haryana's Kurukshetra
The third edition of the 18-day-long International Gita Festival is in full swing at Kurukshetra in Haryana which had started on December 7. The festival will culminate on December 23, 2018, with organization a spectacle of cultural and spiritual events which will attract the international audience.

The people are participating in yajna, Gita reading, recitals, bhajans, aartis, dance, dramas, plays, sermons, seminars, discussions and visitation to temples etc.

It was informed by Nawal Kishore of the city that on the fourth day of the festival, folk artists from Punjab, Himachal, Uttarakhand and Jammu and Kashmir put up their scintillating performances. The Kachhi Ghodi dance by folk artists of Rajasthan was the major attraction for the audience consisting of residents, visitors and tourists.

The main festival is observed on 11th day of the Shukla Paksha of Margashirsh month Ekadashi as per traditional lunar calendar to promote the message of Shrimad Bhagavad Gita that subscribes for the philosophy of nickname Karma or Selfless Work.

At an earlier occasion, a release of the Haryana Tourism had said that Gita Bhoomi Kurukshetra witnessed celestial song of Shrimad Bhagavad Gita thousands of years ago when Lord Krishna, as the Sarathi of Arjuna, awakened him to his duty on the land of Saraswati at Jyotisar during the Mahabharata.

Bhagavad Gita is acknowledged as the universal lighthouse leading to the best spiritual enlightenment. There is no element or part of life which is not present in the chants of Gita, it adds.

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