Guru Purnima is also known as Vyasa Purnima is observed during Ashadha month or on the full moon day. This year Guru Purnmia will be observed on July 9.
On this day disciples offer Puja or pay respect to their Gurus Guru Puja or Guru Worship. Guru refers to spiritual guide who enlighten disciples by his knowledge and teachings.
Guru Purnima is also known as Vyasa Purnima and this day is commemorated as birth anniversary of Veda Vyasa. Veda Vyasa was the author as well as a character in the Hindu epic Mahabharata.
Guru Purnima is also celebrated by Buddhists in the honor of Gautama Buddha to commemorate the day when Buddha gave his first sermon at Sarnath, Uttar Pradesh, India.
Guru Purnima Timings
Purnima Tithi Begins = 07:31 on 8/Jul/2017
Purnima Tithi Ends = 09:36 on 9/Jul/2017