Published: July 4, 2020 10:50:02 am
Guru Purnima 2020: As the identify suggests, Guru Purnima is widely known in reverence of the guru or the instructor, primarily by the Hindu, Jain, Sikh, and the Buddhist communities all over the world. In India, the guru is revered as a result of they convey information and enlighten their disciples, and information and steer them in direction of the correct path in life. As such, it’s believed the life of any human being in incomplete with out the presence of their gurus.
The day can be celebrated as Vyasa Purnima, or the birthday of sage Veda Vyasa who, it’s believed, wrote the epic Mahabharata and was additionally a component of it. The sage was born to Satyavati and Parashar on this present day. Hindus imagine him to be the imparter of information and studying. It can be mentioned that Vyasa was the one who categorised the Vedas into Rig, Yajur, Sama and Atharva. He additionally had 4 fundamental disciples — Paila, Vaisampayana, Jaimini and Sumantu — who have been entrusted with carrying ahead his legacy.
Buddhists honour this present day as a result of Lord Buddha had given his first sermon on this present day, after getting enlightened, at Sarnath in Uttar Pradesh. He is, subsequently, thought-about to be the guru whose teachings are value celebrating. In the yogic custom, nevertheless, Lord Shiva is seen as the primary ever guru. It is believed he had appeared to the saptarishis, or the seven sages, within the Himalayas on this present day as a yogi himself, to present them an understanding of Yogic learnings. This is the rationale that Shiva can be hailed as Adiyogi.
The Sikhs additionally honor their ten non secular gurus on this present day. But irrespective of the way you see it, or which guru you bow to, so long as you’ve somebody in your life to revere, you possibly can commemorate them.
This yr, Guru Purnima shall be celebrated on July 5. It is noticed on a full moon day (Purnima) within the Hindu month of Ashadha, which coincides with the months of June-July, as per the Gregorian calendar.
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