New Delhi: The word ‘Guru’ is defined as a person who leads people on the path to enlightenment. The Sanskrit root ‘gu’ means darkness or ignorance, and ‘ru’ denotes the remover of that darkness. Guru Purnima is an Indian festival dedicated to spiritual and academic teachers.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday extended Guru Purnima greetings to everyone. Guru Purnima greetings to everyone,” Prime Minister Modi tweeted. Guru Purnima is a festival dedicated to spiritual and academic teachers.
The day of full moon, Purnima, in the month of Ashadh of the Hindu calendar is traditionally celebrated as Guru Purnima. The celebration is marked by ritualistic respect to the guru, Guru Puja.