In the early 1920s, Jaydayal Goyandka and Hanuman Prasad Poddar,
two Marwari businessmen-turned-spiritualists, set up the Gita Press
and Kalyan magazine. As of early 2014, Gita Press had sold close to
72 million copies of the Gita, 70 million copies of Tulsidas's
works and 19 million copies of scriptures like the Puranas and
Upanishads. And while most other journals of the period, whether
religious, literary or political, survive only in press... more...