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Woman donates 2 kg gold sandals to Saibaba temple in Shirdi

An Agra-based Woman Devotee On Saturday Donated Two Kg Gold 'paduka' (sandals) To The Shri Saibaba Sansthan Trust (SSST).

News Nation Bureau | Edited By : Himani Garg | Updated on: 08 Jul 2017, 05:20:14 PM
Woman donates 2 kg gold sandals to Saibaba temple in Shirdi (Source: PTI)

New Delhi:

To mark the celebrations of India's one of the most auspicious days of the Hindu calendar, Guru Purnima; Sandhya Gupta, an Agra-based woman devotee on Saturday made a donation of two kg gold 'paduka' (sandals) to the Shri Saibaba Sansthan Trust (SSST) in Shirdi.

Sachin Tambe, trustee of SSST told PTI, "The gold sandals donated by Gupta have been ceremoniously installed in Dwarkamai temple".

Gupta said, "Today, I am very happy as the 'padukas' donated by me were accepted as 'guru dakshina'." India is perhaps the only country in the world that has a special day celebrating the guru as the spiritual guide.

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Thousands of devotees from different parts of the country have gathered in Shirdi as the three-day long guru pournima festival began on Saturday.

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First Published : 08 Jul 2017, 05:09:00 PM