India is the country where firmly observed the “Guru Shishya Parampara”. Gurus are equally worhsipped as God as it is believed that they are enlighten the right way always and make the link between God and a individual. Although the Guru Purnima is specifically the sacred day which celebrate to honor the Saint Ved Vyas, who wrote 4 Vedas and 18 Puranas, Mahabharata and Srimad Bhagavata though the day is observed to express the gratitude towards the respective Gurus of disciples.
Time to Celebrate:
Guru Purnima is observed on the full moon day of Ashad month of Hindu Calendar (July- August)
Guru Purnima is the day when student can convey their best regards to their mentors. It is also observed as thanksgiving occasion to their respective Gurus. Religiously all spiritual aspirants and devotees worship Vyasa to honor him. Other disciples perform a sacred pooja to honor their spiritual Gurus as the day is common to all spiritual traditions.The day of Guru Purnima is equally worshipped by Buddhist to honor the Lord Buddha,who gave his first sermon on this day at Sarnath in Uttar Pradesh. On this day several programs and cultural performances are organized by spiritual organizations. The day of Guru Purnima has great significance as it is the great time to seek spiritual lessons from Guru. Many disciples commence oaths and spiritual ‘sadhana’ from this day.