An Agra-based woman devotee donated two kg gold paduka (sandals) to the Shri Saibaba Sansthan Trust (SSST).

The donation was made by Sandhya Gupta on the occasion of guru pournima.

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

An Agra-based woman devotee donated two kg gold paduka (sandals) to the Shri Saibaba Sansthan Trust (SSST)|Source: PTI

Gupta said, "Today, I am very happy as the padukas donated by me were accepted as guru dakshina."

Meanwhile, thousands of devotees from different parts of the country have gathered in Shirdi as the three-day long guru pournima festival began.

As part of the festival, a procession was taken out. The Saibaba temple has been embellished with flowers and decorative lights.

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