Guru Purnima 2018: Social media shares greetings, wishes to thank teachers and 'gurus'

27 July 2018, 11:13 AM
Guru Purnima 2018: Social media shares greetings, wishes to thank teachers and 'gurus'
Guru Purnima 2018: Social media shares greetings, wishes to thank teachers and 'gurus'

Vyasa Purnima also known as Guru Purnima is celebrated on 27th July in India. The auspicious day is celebrated by honouring teachers as students thank them for the guidance and teachings that they provide.

Guru Purnima is also celebrated in India’s neighbour Nepal. People go to temples and visit their teachers to seek their blessings and to show their gratitude.

As per Buddhists beliefs, Lord Buddha oration on this day and hence the day is also known as Buddha Purnima

According to Buddhists beliefs, Lord Buddha gave his first sermon on this day and hence the day came to be known as Buddha Purnima.

Schools, colleges and educational institutes mainly mark Guru Purnima by holding celebrations and special functions to honour their mentors.

Meanwhile, social media has been bustling with tweets and posts honouring the importance of their ‘gurus’.

Celebrities, politicians, spiritual talkers took to social media and thanked teachers and gurus for moulding their lives and being a part of their success.

Here are few of the tweets: 

First Published: Friday, July 27, 2018 10:54 AM
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