Vyasa Purnima, known as Guru Purnima is an auspicious day and it holds immense significance for Jains, Buddhists and Hindus.

According to the Hindu scriptures, Ved Vyas was born on this day, who is one of the holiest and following sage in Indian mythology. Ved Vyas is the author of the famous epic ‘Mahabharata’. However, Ved Vyas not only authored the epic, but he also played a crucial role in the narrative. Ved Vyas is also the author of 18 Hindu ‘Purans’.

Guru Purnima would be celebrated on July 16. The word Guru is two Sanskrit words. Gu means darkness or ignorance and Ru means removal. Hence, Guru is expected to remove all the darkness from our lives. On this auspicious day, students pay respects to their gurus by expressing messages, wishes and quotes.


Have a look at the list of some famous messages of this auspicious day:

-Whenever I wanted inspiration, you were there to guide. Thank you for being my pillar of support. Happy Guru Purnima!

-A good teacher can inspire hope, ignite the imagination and instil a love of learning. Thanks for being one!

-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

-Today is the best day to pay the tribute to your Guru. On this auspicious day of Guru Purnima, make an oath for your life to follow the steps of your Guru. Happy Guru Purnima!

-May the name of guru be enshrined in your heart. May Guruji’ s divine love and blessings be with you always. Happy Guru Purnima!!


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