Guru Pournami Celebrations; Sai Baba Temples Crowded with Devotees
Guru Pournami is being celebrated all over the country and all Sai Baba temples are crowded with devotees on account of the festival. People are offering prayers since early hours today. Sacred chanting of Lord Sai Baba’s name and devotional songs have filled the air. People from all over the country rushed to Shiridi to get blessings of the Lord. Haarathi will be offered to Sai Baba for the fourth time on account of Guru Pournami. Celebrations are witnessed in both telugu states as well. Devotees are seen offering special prayers to Sai Baba at temples in Panjagutta, Banjara Hills and Film Nagar. Special abhishekam and prayers will be offered to Goddess Saraswati Devi in Basara. The festival is being celebrated on a grand note in Tirumala Lord Venkateswara Temple as well. Guru pujothsavam at 9:00 am in Asthana Mandap and Garuda Seva for the Lord at 7:00 pm will be held. Temples are all crowded with devotees in Vijayawada, Visakhapatnam, East Godavari and West Godavari districts.