Guru Purnima is the birth anniversary of Maharishi Ved Vyas, Ved Vyas was the author of legendary Mahabharata. Guru Purnima is celebrated in month of Asad in Hindu calendar on full moon day that is Purnima Shukla Paksh. Guru means a teacher is very important everybody’s life to show them way of life.
When is Guru Purnima?
Guru Purnima is on: Sunday, 5 July 2020.
Guru Sanskrit word which means darkness remover, it is the celebration for teachers. the first teacher in human’s life is mother. Lord Shiva became Guru by transmitting is yoga knowledge to Saptarishi.
Many schools and colleges celebrate Guru Purnima on this day. Students Thanks the teachers for the selfless service of teaching to showing them right path to go ahead in their life this is the day to thank teachers and anybody who have guided them to stay on the right path. Guru Purnima is not only celebrated in to Hinduism but also in Buddhism and Jainism.