Happy Guru Purnima Images have been doing rounds since a day or two now and today is the D-day finally. The Guru Purnima Wishes and Quotes if sent along with the Guru Purnima Images certainly bring smile on the receiver’s face. We have listed the wishes in English with the images down below and you can download them thus. The Guru Purnima has clashed with the longest Lunar Eclipse or Chandra Grahan as you can call it. The Chandra Grahan today will go on for about 43 minutes. You can read all the details about it from here.
The Guru Poornima is celebrated to pay a tribute to the teachers and Gurus who enlighten us and take us away from the path of ignorance. On this day people express their gratitude to their spiritual as well as academic teachers in various ways. For those of you who do not know what Guru Purnima actually is, here are some details about its history and significance for you.
The Birth of Ved Vyasa
Shri Ved Vyasa was born as a son to the fisherman’s daughter Satyavati and sage Parashara. He was actually the writer of Mahabharata and also learnt and divided Vedas into four parts. The Guru Purnima is believed to be celebrated on this day because Ved Vyas took birth on this day.
When Lord Shiva Became Adi Yogi
The Guru Purnima has various legends and stories attached to its significance one of which is that of Lord Shiva, it is believed that about 15,000 years ago on this day Lord Shiva became the Adi Guru. He opened his eyes after about 84 years of Sadhana. His followers were called the Saptarishis. This event is related to the evolution of human being’s conscious.
When Lord Buddha Gave His First Sermon
It is believed that on this day ie on the day of Asadha ( Full Moon Day), lord Buddha gave his first sermon to the five monks who in turn also became enlightened.
Here is a list of some Happy Guru Purnima Images with wishes that you can download and send as greetings to your teachers or Gurus.
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