Guru Purnima: Know Why We Celebrate Guru Purnima

Guru Purnima 2020: The Guru Purnima Tithi will start at 11:33 am on July 4. (Representational)

New Delhi:

Guru Purnima is a non secular custom devoted to non secular and educational academics of each discipline. It’s celebrated as a competition in India, Nepal and Bhutan. In Nepal, Guru Purnima is widely known as Academics Day which in India is marked on September 5.

This competition is historically noticed by Hindus, Buddhists and Jains to revere their chosen non secular academics and leaders and specific their gratitude.

The competition is widely known by Buddhists in honour of Lord Buddha, who gave his first sermon on at the present time at Sarnath in Uttar Pradesh. Mythology says, on Guru Purnima, Lord Shiva, the Agi Guru or the unique instructor, began the transmission of yoga to the Saptarishis.

At the present time can also be celebrated as Vyasa Purnima within the honour the good sage Veda Vyasa, who is thought to be one of many best gurus of India and the writer of Mahabharata.

In accordance with the Hindu calendar of India, the competition is widely known on the complete moon day (Purnima) within the Hindu month of Ashadha.

The competition was revived by Mahatma Gandhi to pay tribute to his non secular guru Shrimad Rajchandra.

On at the present time, devotees worship their non secular gurus and go to temples to hunt blessings. Most individuals observe quick on at the present time and do pujas at dwelling in appreciation of their gurus.

The Guru Purnima Tithi will start at 11:33 am on July 4, and can finish at 10:13 am on July 5. Apparently, the Lunar Eclipse and Guru Purnima will happen collectively after 150 years.

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