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Hindu devotees offer prayers on the occasion of Guru Purnima

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Published : Jul 16, 2017, 11:41 am IST
Updated : Aug 14, 2017, 6:10 pm IST
  • The festival is celebrated as a day to worship and express gratitude to teachers. (Photo: AP)
    The festival is celebrated as a day to worship and express gratitude to teachers. (Photo: AP)
  • Devotees waiting in long queue to offer prayer on the occassion of
    Devotees waiting in long queue to offer prayer on the occassion of " Guru Purnima " at Belur Math and Mission in Howrah near Kolkata on Sunday. (Photo: AP)
  •  A Hindu devotee washes the feet of his Guru Swami Narendra Giri, seated right, as others pray on the occasion of Guru Purnima, or full moon day dedicated to the Guru, in Allahabad, India, Sunday, July 9, 2017. (Photo: AP)
    A Hindu devotee washes the feet of his Guru Swami Narendra Giri, seated right, as others pray on the occasion of Guru Purnima, or full moon day dedicated to the Guru, in Allahabad, India, Sunday, July 9, 2017. (Photo: AP)
  • Hindu devotees offer prayers at Sangam on the occasion 'Guru Purnima
    Hindu devotees offer prayers at Sangam on the occasion 'Guru Purnima" festival in Allahabad on Sunday. (Photo: AP)
  • Devotees wade on a flooded path as they return after taking holy dip at Sangam on the occasion 'Guru Purnima
    Devotees wade on a flooded path as they return after taking holy dip at Sangam on the occasion 'Guru Purnima" festival in Allahabad on Sunday. (Photo: AP)
  • A Hindu woman prays as others take holy dips in Sangam, the confluence of the Rivers Ganges, Yamuna the mythical Saraswati, on the occasion of Guru Purnima, or full moon day dedicated to the Guru, in Allahabad, India, Sunday, July 9, 2017. (Photo: AP)
    A Hindu woman prays as others take holy dips in Sangam, the confluence of the Rivers Ganges, Yamuna the mythical Saraswati, on the occasion of Guru Purnima, or full moon day dedicated to the Guru, in Allahabad, India, Sunday, July 9, 2017. (Photo: AP)
  • A woman devotee seeks blessings of a sadhu at Guru Devraha Baba Ashram on the occasion of Guru Purnima festival in Mirzapur on Sunday. (Photo: AP)
    A woman devotee seeks blessings of a sadhu at Guru Devraha Baba Ashram on the occasion of Guru Purnima festival in Mirzapur on Sunday. (Photo: AP)
  • Children offer prayers to their Guru (spiritual guide) on the eve of Guru Purnima in Surat. (Photo: AP)
    Children offer prayers to their Guru (spiritual guide) on the eve of Guru Purnima in Surat. (Photo: AP)

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