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Guru Purnima 2022: This year, Guru Purnima will be celebrated on July 13, which is on Wednesday. The Sanskrit word ‘guru’ means ‘dispeller of darkness’.

Guru Purnima 2022: A significant celebration celebrated dominatingly in India, Guru Purnima is devoted to ‘gurus’ or teachers, who play a significant part in an individual’s life — that of directing them towards illumination. Other than India, it is additionally celebrated in Nepal and Bhutan by the Hindus, Jains and Buddhist people groups living there.

This year, Guru Purnima will be celebrated on July 13, which is on Wednesday.

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‘Guru’ comes from the Sanskrit word that means ‘dispeller of darkness’. To offer worship and pay thanks to our instructors, Guru Purnima is celebrated consistently by even the Sikh people group.

As per Buddhism, it is accepted that Lord Buddha gave his most memorable lesson on this day at Sarnath in Uttar Pradesh. The celebration is seen on a full moon day (Purnima) in the Hindu month of Ashada, subsequently the name ‘Guru Purnima’.

Many likewise praise the day as ‘Vyasa Purnima’, recognizing the birthday of sage Ved Vyasa who composed the Hindu incredible Mahabharata and the Puranas.

The sage is accepted to have organized the Vedas and grouped them into Rig, Yajur, Sama and Atharva. Brought into the world to Satyavati and Brahmin sage Parashar on this day, he is viewed as one of the seven immortals who actually meander the planet, as indicated by Hindu folklore.

The yogic practice, in any case, expresses that Lord Shiva was the very first guru and that Guru Purnima was the day when he showed up as a yogi to the sapta-rishis, or the seven sages, in the Himalayas. Hailed as ‘Adiyogi’, the God of Destruction provided them with information on yogic learnings, which they further scattered to the world.

On this day, individuals love and offer thanks to their Gurus. Many likewise quick and visit sanctuaries to seek blessings.

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