GUNTUR: Stating that serving the poor and devotion are part of Indian culture, Andhra Pradesh high court judge Justice C Praveen Kumar has appealed to people to be generous about the destitute and elderly people.
He said that extending helping hand to the poor will definitely give peace to the donors. Justice Praveen Kumar said that God will also love people who are kind with the penniless.
Justice Praveen Kumar, along with another high court judge Justice MV Satyanarayana Murthy, inaugurated Anna Prasada Vantasala at Sri Shirdi Sai and Jnana Saraswathi temple premises in Gorantla.
Sri Shirdi Sai Spiritual and Service Society founding president and noted homeopathic physician Dr OV Ramana presided over the programme. The high court judges offered special prayers in the temples along with their family members.
Speaking to the gathering, Justice Praveen Kumar said that Indian culture is hailed as greatest among all across the globe due to its inherent traditions of serving the poor.
“Manava Seve, Madhava Seva (Serving the poor is serving the God) has been our culture. While offering prayers to the God will give mental peace to the self, offering services to the poor will give peace to the entire society,” Justice Praveen Kumar observed.
Justice M Satyanarayana Murthy showered praises on the Shirdi Sai Spiritual Society secretary Dr Ramana for taking up so many initiatives to help the poor along with serving the God.
He said that construction of old age home, orphanage, annna prasada kendram shows the dedication of the organisers.
Justice Murthy had also inaugurated Kapila Goshala in the temple premises. He appealed the locals to join hands with the society to further expand its services to the poor.
Trust president Oruganti Viswanatham, members S Sridhar,Bhimineni Giridhar, Goli Srinivasa Rao were also present.