Guru Poornima


The day of Gurudev. It comes on the day of “Poorna-Maashi” ( Full Moon Night ) in the month of July every year. Disciples offer their prayers since early morning on this day at the gurusthaan.

A coconut(symbolizing head) wrapped in a Handkerchief is offered at the sthaan as a symbol of surrendering oneself to gurucharan, which is returned after “Tilak” and disciples perform gurucharan puja by washing feet which is takes as guru chranamrit(jal). The Handkerchief brings Good – luck throughout the year. A prasad of “Meethe Chawal” ( Sweet Rice ) is distributed to all. Utsav starts 3 – 4 days before the festival and is carried on till 2- 3 days after it.