Purnima India celebrates 2023 on the full moon of Ashadha. On this day, the Guru is revered. A guru leads us out of the darkness with wisdom. This event is celebrated nationwide with faith and devotion.
The best Guru Purnima muhurats are the first 3 after daybreak. The earlier day cannot be celebrated without Purnima’s 3 Muhurats after daybreak.
- On this day, rise up early, bathe, perform Puja, etc., and wear good attire.
- Then, give Vyasa Ji flowers and garlands and see your Guru.
- Garland your guru.
- On this auspicious day, you should present your Guru garments, fruits, flowers, a garland, and Dakshina or money.
Guru Purnima honors the birth of Ved Vyasa, who edited and divided the Vedas. He also wrote the ‘fifth Veda’ Puranas and the Mahabharata. On this day, prayers reach the Mahaguru swiftly, and his blessings prevent darkness and ignorance. After moving from Bodhgaya to Sarnath, Gautam Buddha gave his first sermon to his top five pupils. In Jainism, Lord Mahavira became the “Guru” to his first follower Gautam Swami on this day. Farmers celebrate God on this day and pray for rain for the next harvest season. On Diksha, many people begin spiritual lessons. Many Indian classical music students honor their ‘gurus’ Repeat guru-shishya parampara (teacher-student tradition).