Hundreds of devotees participated in the Gurupoornima celebrations held at Mata Amritanandamayi Math at Bogadi in city on Tuesday.The programme commenced with Guru Ganapathy homa, which was is being held for the last 29 days followed by Gurupadukapuja, bhajan, satsang and cultural programmes.Venkat Ram, state sangh chalak, was the chief guest and Brahmachari Abhedamrita Chaitanya presided over the function. “Amritnidhi” pension for the widows and destitutes, “Vidyamritam” scholarship for the needy students, certificates for the beneficiaries who completed vocational training courses was distributed. Rohini Bhat presented a violin concert on the occasion. Sumptuous meal was also arranged for the participants by the math. Br Ramakrishna, Br Sunil, Prof Vidya Pai, Principal, Amrita School Of Arts and Sciences and Dr Savita Pande, Principal, Amrita BEd College were also present among others.