Guru Purnima !

Skanda Shastry
2 min readJul 6, 2020

This festival is traditionally observed by Hindus, Buddhists and Jains to revere their chosen spiritual guru / leaders and express their gratitude.

The festival is celebrated on the full moon day (Purnima) in the Hindu month of Ashadha (June–July) as it is known in the Hindu calendar.

Guru Purnima : This is a day to remember our all the spiritual and academic Gurus, who gave us knowledge. who are evolved or enlightened humans, ready to share their wisdom with very little or no monetary expectation.

The word Guru is derived from two words, gu and ru. The Sanskrit root gu means darkness or ignorance, and ru denotes the remover of that darkness.

List of Synonyms for the word teacher

Source : Internet

Guru not equivalent to the western word Teacher/Professor both have different meaning in Indian sub continent. How Indian spiritual context view as Guru and a Teacher:

  • Let us honor both the teachers and the Guru in our life.🙏🙏
  • Happy Guru Purnima 👨🏻‍🏫



Skanda Shastry

Left & Right brain thinker!!! "WHAT is written is more important than WHO writes it"