July 16, 2019 No Comments Blog, Special Days Radha Garg
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What is Guru Purnima all About?

Guru Purnima is a religious and auspicious day where Gurus are honored. This day is marked to enlighten the importance of guru in everyone’s life. it is celebrated on the full-moon day i.e. Purnima in the Ashad month of Hindu calendar.

Kabir was a 15th-century Indian mystic poet and saint, whose writings, according to some scholars, influenced Hinduism’s Bhakti movement.

How can you celebrate Guru Purnima?

1. Mangal Aarti

The best way to start your day is with a Mangal Aarti. Guru Purnima is the day that praises the importance of Guru. Your guru can be your god or a human being they can be worshipped in any form. It helps you to spread positivity in the atmosphere.

Mangal aarti is a way of offering respect to your Guru. It cleanses not only the atmosphere but also your mind and soul.

Mangal Aarti is a way of showing respect to your respective guru.

2. Guru puja

The word Guru is derived from two words ‘Gu’ that means darkness or ignorance and ‘ru’ refers to the remover of that darkness. Guru Purnima is the day when you pay respects to your guru and receive their blessings. An Indian festival dedicated to spiritual and academic teachers.

3. Full Moon Day

This day is celebrated on the full moon day (Purnima) in the Hindu month of Ashad.  On the Purnima day, the moon shines with the full power and this day is considered to be best for meditation. The reason for this is that the human body is majorly made up of water and moon has the super pull and effect over the water bodies. So, one can take in all the energy that is flowing down.

4. Vishnu Puja

Guru Purnima after the Guru Veda Vyasa is also known as Vyasa Purnima who was the author of Mahabharata.  Vishnu puja holds great significance on Guru Purnima. Lord Vishnu’s thousand names should be chanted and worship your guru by offering gratitude to them giving fruits, clothes, sweets, aarti.

5. Chatur maas (Four months)

In ancient times, the gurus and masters involve themselves in spiritual discussions and worship their gurus. Guru Purnima is the start day of ‘Chaturmaas’ or the four sacred months and is considered auspicious.

Start your day with prayers and paying gratitude to your gurus.

Wishing you all an auspicious Guru Purnima!

“गुरु बिन ज्ञान नहीं

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