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PM Modi greets people on 'Guru Purnima'

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(Eds: Adds details) New Delhi, Jul 16 (PTI) Prime Minister Narendra Modi Tuesday greeted people on 'Guru Purnima', saying it is a day to bow to the 'gurus' who have played an important role in shaping society. "On the auspicious day of Guru Purnima, we bow in reverence to all our gurus who have played an important role in inspiring, moulding and shaping our society," he tweeted. Guru Purnima is observed on a full moon day across India and Nepal to revere spiritual teachers and leaders, and express gratitude for the role played by them. The prime minister later spent time with Vishvesha Teertha Swamiji of the Sri Pejawara Matha of Udupi at his official residence. "A special day made even more special. On the blessed occasion of Guru Purnima, had the honour of spending time with Sri Vishvesha Teertha Swamiji of the Sri Pejawara Matha, Udupi. "Learning from him and hearing his thoughts is a very humbling experience," Modi said in another tweet. He also shared pictures of the spiritual leader at his residence. PTI NAB NAB ANB ANB

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