Guru Purnima is celebrated to appreciate the hard efforts and contribution made by teachers. Guru Purnima generally comes on 9th July 2017 and the word Guru derived from the Sanskrit word. The word ‘Gu’ means darkness and ‘Ru’ means removal of darkness. This festival is mostly celebrated by Hindu, Jain, and Buddhist communities in the whole nation.
On this auspicious festival, students pay respect to their Gurus and also acknowledge the contribution made by them in the form of knowledge.
The auspicious occasion of this festival which falls on a full-moon day in the month of Ashadh as per the Hindu calendar. On the day of Guru Purnima, Hindus pay homage to Maharshi Veda Vyasa was the sage. He edited the sacred Hindu text and gave the Vedas and wrote 18 Puranas, Mahabharata and the Srimad Bhagavatam.
While, Buddhist celebrates this day by worshipping their Guru, Lord Buddha he has delivered the first sermon at Sarnath. The festival is also referred as the Vyasa Purnima is also celebrated as the birth anniversary of Veda Vyasa.
On this day, students give flowers or gifts to their Gurus and also say thanks to their teachers or Gurus as it is Guru who shows their students the path of enlightenment. On the auspicious occasion of Guru Purnima 2017, we have shared a list of Best SMS, WhatsApp & Facebook Messages which you can send to your guru, teacher, spiritual gurus, parents, and role models who helped you in your life.
Whatsapp reads: Teachers are Parents in school. And I have been blessed to have the best of them. Happy Guru Purnima to all the lucky students.
Whatsapp reads: Whenever I wanted inspiration, You were there to guide and be, Thanks Guru for being, Such a pillar of support for me, Happy Guru Purnima!
Whatsapp reads: You introduced me to myself and showed me the right way. Thanks for making me who I am. Wish you a Happy Guru Purnima Day
Guru is Aspiration, Guru is Inspiration!
Today is the day to be grateful towards whom you learn from Wishes on Guru Purnima – Happy Guru Purnima!
“Guru Brahma Guru Vishnu Gururdevo Maheswarah|
Guru-Saakshaat Parabrahma Tasmai Shrigurave Namah ||
It means that the Guru is Brahma, Vishnu and Mahesh (Shiva), revere the Guru who is a manifestation of Parabrahma, the Supreme God.
This is a festival which celebrated to pay homage to Maharshi Veda Vyasa, the sages who edited the sacred Hindu text, Mahabharata, the Vedas and wrote 18 Puranas. These scriptures lay upon foundation of Hindu religion
In the Buddhist religion, it is a festival to celebrate the holiness of Guru, Lord Buddha. He delivered his first sermon at Sarnath, U.P. on this day.
It is also the beginning of the monsoon, which is an important reason to celebrate for farmers.
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