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Wat is guru purnima?

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Asked by sinjinikapoor, 14 Jul '11 11:52 am
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It falls on full moon day of Ashad (June-July). Hindus celebrate it in the honour of the great sage Vyasa, while the Buddhists celebrate it in honor of the lord Buddha who gave his first sermon on this day at Sarnath, Uttar Pradesh.
Answered by Anil K Chugh, 24 Sep '11 02:26 pm

 
  
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Guru Purnima is a festival traditionally celebrated by Hindus and Buddhists.On this day, disciples offer puja (worship) or pay respect to their Guru (Spiritual Guide). It falls on the day of full moon, Purnima, in the month of Ashadh (JuneJuly) of the Shaka Samvat, Indian national calendar and Hindu calendar. Traditionally the festival is celebrated by Buddhists in the honor the lord Buddha who gave His first sermon on this day at Sarnath, Uttar Pradesh, India. While Hindus celebrate it in the honour of the great sage Vyasa, who is seen one of the greatest gurus in ancient Hindu traditions, and a symbol of Guru-shishya parampara, the Guru disciple tradition. Vyasa was not only believed to be been born on this day, but also to have started writing the Brahma Sutras on ashadha sudha padyami and ends on this day, hence their recitations as a dedication to him, are organised on this day, which is also known as Vyasa Purnima.

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Hindus attach paramount importance to spiritual gurus. Gurus are often equated with God and always regarded as a link between the individual and the Immortal. Just as the moon shines by reflecting the light of the sun, and glorifies it, all disciples can dazzle like the moon by gaining from their Gurus.

What is Guru Purnima?
The full moon day in the Hindu month of Ashad (July-August) is observed as the auspicious day of Guru Purnima, a day sacred to the memory of the great sage Vyasa. All Hindus are indebted to this ancient saint who edited the four Vedas, wrote the 18 Puranas, the Mahabharata and the Srimad Bhagavata. Vyasa even taught Dattatreya, who is regarded as the Guru of Gurus.

Significance of Guru Purnima
On this day, all spiritual aspirants and devotees worship Vyasa in honor of his divine personage and all disciples perform a 'puja' of their respective spiritual preceptor or 'Gurudevs'.

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Know about Guru Purnima on this site:
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Answered by Lokmat, 09 Aug '11 04:54 pm

 
  
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Its a festival of honoring our Teachers and every student honour thier teachers on this day. This is just like 5 Septermber or Teachers Day.
Answered by ajay, 14 Jul '11 11:59 am

 
  
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