Guru Purnima

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Guru Purnima is celebrated on the full moon day (Purnima) in the Hindu month of Ashadha (June–July) of Hindu calendar in India. This year Guru Purnima is on 16th July 2019. 

On this day disciples offer Puja or pay respect to their Gurus. Guru refers to spiritual guide who enlighten disciples by his knowledge and teachings.

Guru Purnima is also known as Vyasa Purnima and this day is commemorated as birth anniversary of Veda Vyasa. Veda Vyasa was the author as well as a character in the Hindu epic MahabharataAdi ShankaraSri Ramanuja Acharya and Sri Madhvacharya are some of the noteworthy Gurus in Hinduism.

We Indian people hold great respect for our Gurus. The word itself holds immense importance and stature. A Guru in India is a worshipped individual whose knowledge and wisdom have enlighten us in the journey of life.