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Guru Purnima: Spiritual tradition
Guru Purnima (Poornima) is also known as Vyasa Purnima marks the birthday of Ved Vyasa. It is a tradition dedicated to all the spiritual and academic Gurus, who are evolved or enlightened humans, ready to share their wisdom with very little or no monetary expectation, based on Karma Yoga. It is celebrated as a festival in India, Nepal and Bhutan by the Hindus, Jains and Buddhists. This festival is traditionally observed by Hindus, Buddhists and Jains to revere their chosen spiritual teachers / leaders and express their gratitude. The festival is celebrated on the full moon day (Purnima) in the Hindu month of Ashadha (June–July) as it is known in the Hindu calendar.

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COVID: Mathura's famous 'Guru Purnima' fair called off [Video]

COVID: Mathura's famous 'Guru Purnima' fair called off

For the first time in years, Mathura's famous Guru Purnima Fair has been cancelled due to COVID crisis. Temples in Mathura wore a deserted look. All shrines across country were shut to control the pace..

Credit: ANI     Duration: 01:08Published
Devotees take holy dip at Sangam Ghat on Guru Purnima [Video]

Devotees take holy dip at Sangam Ghat on Guru Purnima

Devotees offer prayers and take holy dip at the Sangam Ghat on the occasion of Guru Purnima. The country is celebrating Guru Purnima on July 05 this year. Guru Purnima is the day to pay our gratitude..

Credit: ANI     Duration: 01:07Published
Asadha Poornima: Teachings of Lord Buddha celebrate simplicity in thought, action, says PM Modi [Video]

Asadha Poornima: Teachings of Lord Buddha celebrate simplicity in thought, action, says PM Modi

On the occasion of Asadha Poornima, Prime Minister Narendra Modi paid homage to Lord Buddha. While speaking at the event he said, "I want to convey my greetings to all on the occasion of Asadha..

Credit: ANI     Duration: 02:03Published

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