KAKINADA: Thousands of students in erstwhile Godavari districts worshipped Goddess Saraswathi on Sunday, the seventh day of Dasara, on the auspicious Moola Nakshatra day coinciding with the auspicious Telugu Tithi Saptami, called “Bhanu Saptami.”
Several temples, peethams and spiritual centres organised Sarasvathi poojas. Students got books, pens, pencils and other gifts on the occasion. Noted spiritual speaker Changati Koteswara Rao performed pooja to the Goddess of Education at Akondi Lakshmi's Gaushala. Swamy. Paripoornananda Sarasvathi performed Sreepetham at Goddess Bala Tripura Sundari Temple in Kakinada.
Poojas to the Goddess were also performed at Rajamahendravaram, Bhimavaram, Narsapuram, Kovvuru, Amalapuram, Eluru and others places.
Addressing students at the Gaushala in Thimmapuram, Chaganti Koteswara Rao pointed out that Hamsa (Swan), the Vahana of Goddess Sarasvathi, is capable of separating water and milk. Similarly, students should be able to discriminate between good and evil and follow the part of righteousness....