Happy Guru Purnima: Guru Purnima is a day that we dedicate to the mentors and teachers of our life. According to the Hindu calendar, Guru Purnima is celebrated in the Ashadha month on the full moon day. After the summer solstice, the first full moon is seen on the day of Guru Purnima. Years before the Guru-Shishya Parampara had begun and is being continued till today. On the day of Guru Purnima devotees show their gratitude towards their Gurus for showing the path of truth and happiness. In the life of the disciple, Guru holds supreme importance because a disciple cannot realize God without Guru and they are the ones who lead us to the path of enlightenment.
Guru Purnima: History
Guru Purnima is celebrated in the remembrance of Maharishi Veda Vyasa. People use to perform Yogic Sadhana and meditation on this day and the day holds a huge significance in the Hindu Mythology. People also believe that the first guru or Lord Shiva also known as Adiyogi or first Yogi transmitted yoga science to his disciples who were the Saptarishis or the seven sages.
As per the Indian beliefs, Lord Buddha is also honored by his devotees believing that he delivered his first sermon on this day. Guru Purnima signifies your ideal that can be your teacher, parents, friends, siblings or even the voice inside you that motivates you to keep on working on the right path. What could be the best Gurudakshina for a guru? It is the right path towards success, that may lead you to be a mentor one day.
गुरु ब्रह्मा गुरु विष्णु
गुरु देवो महेश्वरा
गुरु साक्षात् परम ब्रह्मा
तस्मै श्री गुरवे नमः
Guru Purnima: Significance
As per the Hindu tradition, Guru means a person who can make the life of a person who has forgotten the real meaning of life. One who can bring his follower to the light from the darkness. To pay tribute to the Gurus, 13th July is dedicated to the Parv of Guru Purnima.
It is a good day for all the aspirants to start their preparation with the blessings of their Gurus and make a promise to them not to quit until you succeed, as a tribute to their gurus. Students, there are many opportunities to come on your way. The ball is still in your court. Your Guru believes in you…its time that you should start believing in yourself!!!
The Team of Adda247 wishes all the Gurus a very Happy Guru Purnima!!!