Vyasa Purnima, also known as Guru Purnima, holds immense significance for Hindus, Jains and Buddhists. Observed on the full moon day in the Hindu month of Ashadha, between June and July, the auspicious day is celebrated by honouring teachers. Disciples offer Puja and pay respects to their Gurus. As per Buddhists beliefs, Lord Buddha delivered his first sermon on this day and hence the day is also known as Buddha Purnima.
According to the Hindu scriptures, on this day, Ved Vyas was born. One of the most noted sages according to Hindu mythology, Ved Vyas the author of mega epic ‘Mahabharata’. He not only authored it, Ved Vyas also played a crucial role in the narrative of the lives and times of royal family of Hastinapur. Ved Vyas is also known as the author of 18 Hindu ‘Purans’. In 2019, Guru Purnima falls on July 16.
Schools, colleges and educational institutes mainly mark Guru Purnima by holding celebrations and special functions to honour their mentors. As social media is bustling with tweets and posts honouring the ‘gurus’, we bring you text messages and greetings that you can send to your mentors and thank them for their contribution.
-Guru and God both appear before me. To whom should I prostrate? I bow before Guru who introduced God to me. May Gurus always shower their blessings on you.
-Whenever I wanted an inspiration, you were there to guide. Thank you for being my pillar of support. Happy Guru Purnima!
-You introduced me to myself and showed me the right way. Thanks for making me who I am. Wish you a happy Guru Purnima!
-As you walk with the Guru, you walk in the light of existence, away from darkness of ignorance. You leave behind all the problems of your life and move towards the peak experience of life. Happy Guru Purnima!
-A good teacher can inspire hope, ignite the imagination and instill a love of learning. Thanks for being one!
-When one finds the true Guru, one conquers half the world. Thanks for taking me as your disciple! Happy Guru Purnima
-Gurur Brahma Gurur Vishnu, Gurur Devo Maheshwarah, Guru Shakshat Param Brahma, Tasmai Shri Guruve Namah.
-On the auspicious day of Guru Purnima, let us take an oath for our life to follow the steps of our Guru.
-There will be no darkness in my life when there is the ray of light of your blessings and teachings. Happy Guru Purnima!