Guru Pratipada

Guru Pratipada is an auspicious day observed the day after Maghi Purnima, full moon day in Magh month (January – February) as per traditional Hindu calendar followed in Maharashtra. Guru Pratipada 2017 date is February 11.

The day is of great importance in numerous temples and sacred spots in western and northern parts of India. The famous Gangapur Yatra is observed on the day.

Guru Pratipada is also the day when Dattavatari Shree Nrusinha Saraswati Swami Maharaj left the physical body and merged with the Supreme Soul.