Shrimad Bhagavad Geeta is one of the superlative spiritual scriptures in Indian philosophy tradition. In this scripture, the Vedic concept of ‘Vishwatama’ (Universal thought) expressed is really beneficial to human beings. Bhagavad Geeta talks about the ‘Geeta dharma’ (Religion of Geeta) and ‘Thought of the Universe’, and to make everybody aware of it, Geetadharma Mandal, a socio-cultural organization, based at Sadashiv Peth, Pune- 30, is endeavouring for the last 94 years.
Geetadharma Mandal has soulful and lifetime commitment to spread and imbibe vital thought process of ‘Knowledge-Devotion-Work based living’ evolved by Indian nationalism propagator, Lokmanya Tilak from his famous book ‘Geeta Rahasya’ (Secrets of Geeta). Geetadharma Mandal was founded in 1924 and its Societies Registration Act, Registration number is 1235-A-504, 3/12/1926. Similarly, it is registered under Mumbai Public Trust Act, with Registration Number F-39, dated 30.10.1952. The goal of our Geetadharma Mandal is specifically mentioned in its constitution of the Mandal is:
1) Aim: As explained and narrated in ‘Shrimad Bhagawad Geeta’ and deliberated by Lokmanya Tilak in ‘Geeta Rahasya’, main aim of the Mandal is to ensure that all-round progress of Indian nationalism.
2) Policy: By using various means and ways, Geetadharma Mandal will do its best to spread and propagate Karmayoga as mentioned in Geeta i.e. Indian nationalism
It will be a policy of many organizations, by promoting and promoting the work of Karmayoga (Work is Worship), the national religion, through the education of the people, all-round progress of nation, i.e., accelerate prosperity of the nation without claiming any credit for it.