BSS donates to the needy ahead of Puja celebrations

Posted: October 1, 2014 at 7:53 am

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SHILLONG: The sixth Durga Puja will be celebrated by Bharat Sevashram Sangha (BSS), a charitable non-governmental organization, at its city based Ashram at Jail Road.

What makes this puja different from others is its worship of goddess Durga as per innate tradition and culture of Hindu Almanac.

The BSS has also taken the initiative to ensure that the joy of the celebrations also reach the needy. It identified 350 beneficiaries which include the children of Anath Ashram, Hindu Mission, Mawprem, among others and offered them new clothing.

It may be mentioned wearing new clothes is a tradition that is attached to the Durga Puja celebrations.

Meanwhile, this year two monks from BSS Gaya Ashram and Arunachal Pradesh Ashram will participate in the Durga Puja celebrations here.

A 75-minute duration Hindi CD, dedicated to the life and works of BSS founder Swami Pranabananda Maharaj besides complete details on what BSS stands for, what it does and why was it established will be distributed among devotees on the day of Dashami.

The annual magazine of BSS, Seva, will be released prior to the start of Durga Puja.

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BSS donates to the needy ahead of Puja celebrations

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October 1st, 2014 at 7:53 am

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