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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)

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Guru Purnima is a non secular custom devoted to non secular and tutorial academics of each area. It is widely known as a pageant in India, Nepal and Bhutan. In Nepal, Guru Purnima is widely known as Teachers Day which in India is marked on September 5.

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

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

This day can also be celebrated as Vyasa Purnima within the honour the nice sage Veda Vyasa, who is understood to be one of many biggest gurus of India and the creator of Mahabharata.

According to the Hindu calendar of India, the pageant is widely known on the total moon day (Purnima) within the Hindu month of Ashadha.

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

On this present day, devotees worship their non secular gurus and go to temples to hunt blessings. Most folks observe quick on this present day 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. Interestingly, the Lunar Eclipse and Guru Purnima will happen collectively after 150 years.

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