Live Puja Yagya

Guru Purnima Puja

According to Hindu Mythology Guru Purnima puja was performed on the basis of a traditional story. That day there was Krishna-Dwaipayana Vyasa which was the author of Mahabharata was born. This day is also known as Vyasa Purnima .He has so much knowledge during his times and known as Vedic hymns. He divided his Veda which is Rig, Yajur, Sama and Atharva.So he gave knowledge of these Vedas and then it is called Guru Purnima.

Another mythology according to yogic is that was the day of the birth of Adi Guru. This story is thousands of years back. On Himalayas there was a yogi. His origin was unknown. He was extraordinary so people gathered around him. Due to some powers in him some people ran away from him. But seven men were there. They pleaded him to give some experience to them for powers. First he refused to them but when they don’t want to go from there he gave them an elementary step. After sadhana of 84 years then yogi looked them again. He was very much pleased to saw them that they enriched with powers and use properly of that step. On the next day which was full moon day yogi became the guru of those seven men. That Adiyogi became the Adiguru of those men. Those seven then became as Saptrishi and spread the knowledge all over the world. So Guru Purnima is celebrated after that day.

Significance of Guru Purnima Puja

It is a festival which is dedicated to academic teachers. This festival is basically celebrated to give thanks to teachers. This gives respect to Gurus. On this day the Guru means our teachers are more active and promise to perform very well in future. Basically this word guru is derived of two words that is gu and ru. So in Sanskrit gu means darkness and ru means remover of that darkness. Therefore finally it means guru is there to remove darkness. According to Hindu calendar this fall on full moon day in the month of (June-July).This festival is very important for Indian academics. This puja is basically performed by Hindus and Buddhists.

When is Guru Purnima this year

21st July Sunday will celebrate as Guru Purnima in 2024 year and, In 2025, it will come on 10th July Thursday. In 2026, it will occur on 29th July Wednesday. 18th July 2027 Sunday will observe as Guru Purnima.

Process of Vrat Puja Vidhi

First take bath early in the morning. Then make Prasad for puja, can make aate ka halwa or Kasar and some other sweets. Make Charnamrat also. Offer fruits and flower to Guru Idol or Lord Vishnu. Recite Guru Mantra and hear Katha from pandit or old and knowledgeable.people.

Benefits of Guru Purnima Puja

This festival is celebrated by Hindus in honour of Vyasa Guru who was the greatest guru of Hindu. In honour of Saptrishi also this day is celebrated. By this puja, people worship their Guru and gain valuable knowledge.

Mantra for Puja

Guru Prayer

Guru brahmaa guru vishnuh

guru devo maheshvarah

guru saakshaat parabrahma

tasmai shree gurave namah”