Jamshedpur, July 31: The steel city celebrated Guru Purnima Mahotsav with fervour on Friday. Series of events were lined up for the day at various organisations on the auspicious day but ongoing three-day Bharatiya Yugavashistha Brahmananda Sangha’s Mahotsav was the crowd puller as thousands of people gathered at Brahmolokdham in Uliyan to pay obeisance to Guru.
The day started with Mangalarti at Brahmolokdham in Uliyan followed by morning procession at 6 am were several devotees and members from different Sangha branches participated.
At around 9 am Sri Sri Guru Pujan was organized which was followed by Bhajan event were devotees in large numbers were present.
Jamshedpur branch of the Sangha distributed Mahaprasad in the afternoon at Brahmolokdham. The festival began on July 29.
More than 2000 members of the sangha had gathered in the city to celebrate the occasion to be a part of the festival.
A cultural programme at Rabindra Bhavan saw children singing songs and putting up dance performances. Delhi team had put up drama “Diary” which enthralled the audience. Later a closing ceremony was held at Rabindra Bhawan at 6 pm which was witnessed by all the branches.
It may be noted that the festivities began on Wednesday with flag hoisting at Brahmalok Dham in Uliyan followed by recitation of hymns, spiritual discourses and cultural programmes.
About six branches of the sangha from New Delhi, Calcutta, Varanasi, Muzaffarpur and Cuttack took part in the annual mega festival. Each of the branches presented a cultural programme based on spirituality and mythological stories.
On the occasion President of the Sangha, KB Bhattacharjee said that the next year event will be hosted in much grand way.