Every year Guru Purnima is celebrated on the full moon day of Shukla Paksha of Ashadh month. Guru Purnima (Guru Purnima 2023) will be celebrated on Monday, 3 July 2023. On this day all people worship their gurus. From our very birth, Guru plays a big role in life. Knowledge cannot be attained without a Guru in our life.
According to Sanatan Dharma, every couple and children should make their own guru and also take Guru Mantra from them. If we get a true Guru, then the path of our salvation opens with his knowledge. Ved Vyas ji, who composed the Puranas, was born on the day of Guru Purnima. That is why this day is also known as Vyas Jayanti. So let’s know the importance of this year’s Guru Purnima and some important things related to it.
Guru Purnima 2023 Date and Auspicious Time
According to the Hindu calendar, Purnima Tithi will start from 12.06 pm on Wednesday, 3 July and will end at 12.06 pm on 3 July. On July 3 2023, four Raj Yog are being formed due to the auspicious positions of Mars, Mercury, Jupiter and Saturn. This year many auspicious yogas are being formed together, due to which it is considered an auspicious coincidence.
Guru Purnima 2023 Puja Muhurta
We all know that there is a special importance of worshiping Gurus on this day. First of all, on the day of Guru Purnima, wake up in the morning and wear clean clothes and then worshiping Lord Vishnu and Vedas in the temple of your home.
Offer flowers to them and then do tilak for everyone. After this, go to your guru’s house, then do tilak of your guru, wear a garland and honor your guru by giving gifts according to your ability. Betel leaf, yellow cloth, yellow sweets, coconut, flowers and cardamom, camphor can use many such things for worship of your Guruji.
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Significance of Guru Purnima 2023
In our Hindu Sanatan Dharma, it is said that knowledge is incomplete without a Guru; Guru is the one who shows the true path in our life. It is the Guru who takes any person out of the ocean of the universe. That is why in view of this greatness of the Guru, we all offer prayers to the Guru on the full moon day of the month of Ashadha.
And Guru only shows us the path of truth and knowledge in our life. In view of the auspicious position of Jupiter, Mars, Mercury and Saturn on the full moon day of the year 2023, four yogas named Ruchak, Hans, Shash and Bhadra are being formed on Guru Purnima. On the day of Guru Purnima, this auspicious combination of these 4 planets will bring many changes in the life of all the person and that is why this year Guru Purnima is being told as special from every time.
What is the history of Guru Purnima?
There are many episodes associated with the importance of Guru Purnima. According to Buddhism, Lord Buddha gave the first sermon to his disciples on the full moon day at Sarnath in the city of Varanasi. And according to Hindu religion, on this day Shiva taught yoga to the Saptarishis.
In today’s time, the tradition of Guru and disciple seems to be lost, that is why the festival of Guru Purnima, to maintain the same tradition, we worship the Guru on the day of Guru Purnima. On the day of Guru Purnima, if any disciple meditates on his Guru wholeheartedly and pays obeisance to him, then from that one day all the sins of the disciple can be washed away.