Sometimes good ideas come but don't go anywhere. But this idea of having all
130 students in the primary school section of Bhaktivedanta Gurukula and
International School hand write the complete Bhagavad-gita stayed and
The project began three days before Dec 1st, Gita Jayanti and the children
worked diligently write each sloka in both Sanskrit and English. They took
special care to write neatly and add a decorative boarder to each card. The
cards were then hung and displayed as the backdrop for the evening Gita
The entire body of High School students chanted the Gita in
Sanskrit for two hours. Mrs. Puspa Sharma, the Chairman of the Municipality
Corporation in Vrindavan, attended the program. It was her first visit to
the school. She spoke highly of the spiritual atmosphere she experienced in
the Gurukula and she encouraged the students to take the culture and
cleanliness that she found in the School out to the rest of Vrindavan.
Earlier in the day, 50 primary students were invited to the Radha-Vallabha
temple in Vrindavan town. There they chanted in kirtan, recited key Gita
slokas, and did their now-famous 30 mrdanga drum performance.