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Muslim women seek priest’s blessings on Guru Purnima

The women offered a flower and angvastram to Baba as a mark of respect to him.

lucknow Updated: Jul 10, 2017 16:15 IST
HT Correspondent
Muslim women sought blessings of Baba Balakdas, chief priest of Patalpuri Mutt.
Muslim women sought blessings of Baba Balakdas, chief priest of Patalpuri Mutt.(HT Photo)

A group of Muslim women led by social activist Nazneen Ansari sought blessings of Baba Balakdas, Chief priest of Patalpuri Mutt here, on the occasion of Guru Purnima on Sunday. The women offered a flower and angvastram to Baba as a mark of respect to him.

Ansari along with other Muslim women, including Khursheeda, Nazma Parveen, Nargis, Shabana Bano, Nisha, Rizwana and Asman presented a copy of Aarti of Lord Ram she penned in Urdu. While other women presented angvastram to Baba.

Moreover, Guru Purnima was celebrated across the city with religious fervour. Pupils visited their respective gurus and offered prayers to them. Gurus offered blessings to their pupils. In Vidya Mutt, Swami Avimukteshwaranand Saraswati gave his blessings to devotees. At Baba Keenaram Ashram, Peethadhishwar Baba Siddharath Gautam Ramji offered blessings to the pupils.

A few foreigners too sought blessings of their gurus. The celebrations continued all through the day. The devotees from far flung areas visited their gurus. Pupils of Baba Adgadanad visited him at his ashram in Shakteshgarh. Many visited Garhwa Ashram and sought blessings of chief priest Baba Sarananand. Many others sought blessings of Sankatmochan Temple chief Vishwambhar Nath Mishra.