We are feel very proud to write about Gita Press, Gorakhpur . Its world’s largest publisher of Hindu texts. By this post we share some interesting details about Gita Press like – Number of Books Published, number of languages, Gita Press books list, Official Website of Gita Press, Headquarter of Gita press etc.
1. History of Gita Press Gorakhpur
Gita Press is world’s largest publisher of Hindu religious texts.
Gita Press founded in 1923 by Jaya Dayal Goyenka and Ghanshayam Das Jalan.
Foundation Date and Place : 29 April 1923 at Gorakhpur UP.
Objective of Gita Press – To Promote Principles of Sanatan Dharam.
Gita Press Gorakhpur – Is a unit of Gobind Bhawan Karyalaya registered under the Societies Registration Act, 1860 (presently Governed by the West Bengal Societies Act, 1960).
Founding and Life Time Editor of Gita Press – Hanuman Prasad Poddar pen name “Shiv” and also known as “Bhaiji“.
Official Website of Gita Press Gorakhpur – https://www.gitapress.org/
2. Stats and Facts of Gita Press
Publishing started in 1927 with 1600 Copies.
Publishing reached to 2.5 lakhs in 2012.
Number of employees of Gita Press – 350
Gita Press archives have 3500 manuscripts and 100+ interpretations of Bhagwad Gita.
First printing machine was of Rs.600 installed that time.
Number of copies of Gita published till date by Gita press – 410 Million.
Number of copies of Ramcharitra Manas published till date by Gita press – 70 Million.
3. Gita Press Publications Languages
In more than 16 languages.
Language of Publications are – Hindi, Sanskrit, Gujarati, Telugu, Oriya, Nepali, Kannada, Tamil, Marathi, Bengali, Oriya, English etc.
4. Gita Press Online Services
Buy Books Online – You Can buy Gita Press Books online.
Online Magazine – You can subscribe Gita Press released magazines online.
E-Book – Read e-book by Gita Press online.
Buy Clothes – You can now buy cloths from Gita Press online.
5. Gita Press Other Services/ Affiliated Organisations
(i) Gita Bhavan – Rishikesh
Located at Rishikesh
This center has 1000 rooms and halls which are avaialable for free booking for the stay of devotees.
Every year in the months of end of April to July day long special satsang programs are arranged.
You can enjoy – Simple vegetarian food, kitchen grocery, and items at very moderate prices.
You can also enjoy free services like – Laxmi Narayan Temple, free ferry boat services.
(ii) Gobind Bhawan Karyalaya, Kolkata
Govind Bhawan karyalya registered in 1928 under societies registration act, 1860.
Its departments are – Gita Press, Gita Bhawan, Vedic School, Seva Dal and Aushadhalaya.
Objective of his society is to – promote and spread the principles of Hindu religion, help the distressed and poor, impart hindu education.