Today is Guru Purnima!

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Today we celebrate Guru Purnima.

Guru Purnima is a traditional celebration dedicated to all the gurus (both spiritual and academic) that have guided us or taught us something in our lives.

It is celebrated every year on the full moon day of Ashadhaआसाढ़ month, and this year the celebration will happen on July 13th.

Ashadha is a month of the Hindu calendar, and it corresponds to June/July in the Gregorian calendar. It is the first of the two months of the monsoon season.

Sadhguru – Photo by Isha Foundation

The celebration of Guru Purnima is marked by several spiritual activities which may also include ritualistic events in honor of the Guru (the so-called Guru Puja).

The word Guru -गुरु comes from Sanskrit (the earliest pieces of evidence of the term are found in the earliest Vedic texts).

Gurus are mentors, guides, experts, and masters…

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