गुरु ब्रह्मा, गुरु विष्णु गुरु देवो महेशवरह;
गुरु साक्षात् परमं ब्रह्मा तस्मै श्री गुरुवे नम:
Guru Purnima Information
Guru Purnima has an immense importance in the religious Culture of India. It is celebrated in the remembrance of Maharishi Veda Vyasa who is an iconic symbol of ‘Guru’ in Hindu mythology. In Nepal, Guru Purnima 2017 is celebrated in remembrance of Lord Buddha, an iconic symbol for peace and intelligence. Both Buddhists and Indians celebrate Guru Purnima with their teachers by sending them Guru Purnima wishes images, wallpapers and pics.
How To Celebrate Guru Purnima
Guru Purnima is celebrated by students and teachers in the countries on India and Nepal. In both the countries, Guru Purnima is more of a respected day rather than religious day. Guru Purnima translates into ‘The full moon day of teachers’ and this is depicted by Indian calendar.
Guru Purnima tells us the importance of Gurus in our lives who guide our future into a right direction. Guru Purnima in India is celebrated in remembrance of Maharshi Vedya who authorised the publications of Mahabharatha, BhagawadGita, Hindu Puranas and many important transcripts of Hindu Culture.
Guru Purnima has some interesting way of celebrating in both India and Nepal. In India, educational institutions host events to thank their teachers and retired scholars from the institutions. Many students meet their old teachers and masters. In Nepal, Treenok Guru Purnima is celebrated in schools mainly with students. Students thank and offer garlands, delicacies and clothes to teachers and school staff. Guru Purnima indicates the culture of Guru-Shishya bond that is so respected in olden days. Teachers are not respected now a days, but they deserve more respect than any parents. Teachers shape the way we see the world and that is why he is the deity in hiding.
गुरु गोविंद दोउ खडे काके लागूँ पाँय;
बलिहारी गुरु आपने गोविंद दियो बताय।
गुरु पूर्णिमा की शुभ कामनायें
Happy Guru Purnima