--> Skip to main content

Baba Maharaj Punyatithi in Pune – Swaroop Sampradaya of Swami Samarth

Baba Maharaj Punyatithi is annually observed in Pune in Shravan month. It is the death anniversary of the pious soul associated with Swaroop Sampradaya of Swami Samarth. Maharaj was also known as Shree Raosaheb Sahasrabuddhe alias Shri Vasudevanand Saraswati Maharaj. Baba Maharaj Punyatithi 2024 date is August 23.

The popular belief is that Baba Maharaj is a manifestation of Akkalkot Niwasi Shree Swami Samarth Maharaj.

After completing his education, he joined the Public Works Department. Here he was blessed by Beedkar Maharaj. After meeting the great saint, Maharaj attained self realization and was always in a state of trance, detached from the worldly matters.

Soon he left his job and resided in the ashram of Beedkar Maharaj in Pune.

He continued his mediation and performed numerous miracles during his stay in Pune.

He attained Samadhi in 1954.

Baba Maharaj Punyatithi is annually observed on Shravan Krishna Paksha Chaturthi Tithi or the fourth day during the waning phase of moon in Shravan month as per traditional Hindu lunar calendar followed in Maharashtra.