Guru Purnima Date - 9th July(Sunday) in 2017
Guru Purnima or Vyasa Purnima Significance
Guru Purnima Celebration
Songs, Quotes, Wishes and messages to the loved one in the form of Guru Purnima greeting cards, the more prevalent e-cards nowadays, and SMS and phone calls, float around. The disciples offer their gurus garlands as a mark of respect and also bestow lavish gifts keeping in mind the purity and sincerity of the “guru-shishya parampara” or the teacher-disciple relationship.
“Gurur Brahma gurur Vishnu gurur devo Maheswarah
Gurur sakshat parambrahmah tasmi sri gurave namah”
Meaning of the above mantra
The Guru is Brahma
The Guru is Vishnu
The Guru is Shiva
My Salutations to such a Guru, who is the Supreme God
Those who do not have a guru, you can recite the following verse for Lord Shiva or Guru Dakshinamoorti, i.e., Lord Shiva as he is considered as the Guru of the whole universe.
Nidhaye sarva vidyanam bhishaje bhava roginam
Gurave sarvalokanam Dakshinamoortaye namah
Happy Guru Purnima 2017!