Oldest ISO 9001:2015 certified Rudraksha Organisation in the world.
global
» Online Puja Services » Hindu Puja Services » Pujas and Homas for Guru » Guru Purnima
Guru Purnima


Guru Purnima Date and Time

Guru Gyan

Guru Purnima falls on July 9, 2017 Sunday. The Tithi timing starts 07:31am on July 8 and ends 09:36am on July 9. It is observed on the Full Moon day during Ashadha month (June-July) as per the Hindu Lunar calendar. It is the day when one offers obeisance to their spiritual masters, teachers or Guru. ‘Guru’ in Sanskrit is translated as the dispeller of darkness and refers to spiritual guide who enlightens his disciples through his knowledge and teachings. The day of Guru Purnima is also beneficial to carry out yogic sadhana and meditation.

This day is also known as Vyasa Purnima and commemorated as the birth anniversary of Veda Vyasa, the author and a character in the Vedic magnum opus Mahabharata. Some of the notable Gurus in Hinduism are Sri Madhvacharya, Adi Shankara and Sri Ramanuja Acharya. Buddhists also celebrate Guru Purnima in the honor of Gautama Buddha. It is said that Buddha gave his first sermon at Sarnath in Uttar Pradesh on this day.

Your real Guru is truly within. He is the One who dispels all fear and ignorance. As Ramakrishna Paramahamsa says, “He alone is the true teacher who is illumined by the light of true knowledge.” Your Guru helps you connect to the Guru within. He resides in your Vishudha Chakra located on the throat and awakens when you surrender to your higher self.


Scroll Down to read more
Shop Now for Energized Products





Significance of Guru Purnima

Guru Purnima is the day to show gratitude to one's Guru who removes inner fears or darkness and show the path to Parabrahma, the Supreme One. Guru Purnima is observed on the Full Moon day during Ashadha month (June-July). Guru Puja or Guru Worship is performed on this day in order to offer obeisance to his Guru or teachers on this day. He is a teacher, a spiritual master and the one who guides you through your personal, professional and spiritual development.

It is the day to revere our teachers and mentors who make our life valuable. It is the Guru who removes the darkness from within his students and leads them to the light of wisdom and ultimately introduces them to God. The ones who impart temporal wisdom such as school teachers and college lecturers are also felicitated on this day.

The importance of Guru Purnima and the Guru is detailed in the below Sanskrit verse:

"Guru Govind donu khade, kisko laagu paay,
Balihari Gurudevaki jinhe Govind diyo bataay"


Meaning: I don’t know whom to worship first.. the Guru or God as it is the Guru who lead me to God.

 


Guru Purnima Legend

Guru Purnima is also known as Vyasa Purnima as Sage Ved Vyas, the author of Mahabharata and Brahma Sutras was born on this day. Buddhists believe this to be the day when Gautam Buddha taught his disciples the path of enlightenment. Buddhists celebrate Guru Purnima by meditating and observing uposatha.

Guru Purnima Mantra and Its Importance

A mantra that is specially used on this day is:

"Gururbrahmaa Gururvishnuh Gururdevo Maheswarah|
Guruh-Saakshaat Parabrahma Tasmai Shrigurave Namah ||"


It means that the Guru is Brahma, Vishnu and Mahesh (Shiva), revere the Guru who is a manifestation of Parabrahma, the Supreme God.

 


What To Do on Guru Purnima

  • Wake up early in the morning (Brahmamuhurta) to pray and chant hymns to the Guru.
  • Guru's feet should be worshiped. He is presented with Gifts of Rudraksha mala, Shawl, Paduka and the like.
  • Food and delicacies should be offered to the ascetics and spiritualists.
  • Offer flowers, fruits and prayers to Satguru Ved Vyasa.
 


Finding the real Guru:

One who is a genuine seeker of knowledge and truth always finds his Guru. And this is possible when one is naturally curious and inclined to finding a path that leads to bliss. Such people guided by their Guru on the outside meets the real Guru inside: inner voice. The inner voice is the true Guru. All the successful people listen to others but believe in their inner voice. Your inner voice is the real Guru that guides you to the right path.

It is often experienced that your inner voice tells you the right away when you are in confusion but that voice is at times dwarfed by the external factors such as different opinions of others that influence you. And it lands you further in confusion. That is why highly successful people always respect opinions and suggestions of others but always listen to their inner voice which is the ultimate Guru.

 

 

Significance of wearing energized spiritual products on Guru Purnima:

Wearing spiritual items such as Rudraksha beads and natural gemstones has always been central to the Vedic culture. All the spiritualists work Rudraksha beads and the kings wore gemstones as crowns, rings or bracelets. On this auspicious day you may wear the following spiritual products that are made especially for Guru Purnima.

Yellow Sapphire

Yellow Sapphire (Pukhraj) brings the wisdom of prosperity, not only by attracting wealth and financial abundance into one’s life, but in its ability to manifest one’s creative energy into form through action. It Is ruled by the planet Jupiter (Guru) that is, astrologically, the most benefic planets of all. Once worn correctly on the body, it re-energizes the emotional system, encourages self-expressions with more confidence and helps you eliminate the fear of the unknown and procrastination of important tasks. In the science of Chakras, it is said that Yellow Sapphire heals Vishuddha Chakra (Throat Chakra) located at the neck near the spine which in turn enhances your communication ability, decision making and self-expression.

 


Wisdom - Pendant

For: Enhancing Communication skills, Knowledge and Self Confidence.

Makes wearer bold, expressive, communicative and intelligent. This is the most powerful combination for knowledge and communication. Wearer gets powerful and melodious speech and he expands in awareness and understanding. Wearer releases timid/shy/suppressed nature and enhances his own uniqueness, creativity and self worth.

Therapeutic properties: Provides relief in Insomnia, neck/shoulder pains and sore throat.


 


Greatest Charity

Vedas always mention that the Brahmins and spiritual masters must be respected and given charity as a token of appreciation. This is the highest form of charity. On this day you can also gift Rudraksha Kanthas of Gauri Shankar beads. A Gauri Shankar bead is the divine combination of Shiva and Shakti. Wearing this bead awakens the wearer’s kundalini Shakti.

 

Guru Purnima is also an auspicious occasion to perform sadhan and meditation on the Divine and one’s Guru. You can look at a variety of meditation accessories designed especially for meditation and sadhna.


 
Related Testimonials

  • My confidence increase I love myself more and I look at people with more love too

    Thank you very much for Rudraksha combinations what I wear today Indra mala and sarva siddha,I convinced myself that is irrelevant if the beads are Java or Nepal,both work the same,in fact I wear more Java ones now, I feel I have more knowledge when I talk to people.   My confidence increase,I love myself more and I look at people with more love too.   At work I've been appreciated and complimented now like I never been before,I even got a bonus people respect me treat me nice.money come to me easily and more.   My permanent residency was a success everything went perfect exactly like I des close

    - Cosmina
  • My mom feels a difference and feels very relaxed

    I want to thank you for making recommendations to my mom. She's been wearing the blue s ring, 7 mukhi with lakshmi pendant, and bracelet of 14 and 18 mukhi. She feels a difference and feels very relaxed. She's very happy with all the items. close

    - S Cynthia
  • You are a great gift to humanity

    Dear Dr, Thank you so much; You are a great gift to humanity.  The transformation in my business in the last one week was awesome;    may God bless you.  writes you soonest.    John C Lagos,  Nigeria.   close

    - John C
  • I have more focus the cloudiness in my thoughts has begin to clear

    Hello,  I am not the person who usually writes Testimonials unless I am very sure something was truly good, beneficial, and provided results as expected. I have been rudraksha ratna customer for quite some time now. It was rudraksha ratna website which got me attracted to rudraksha. After reading through its benefits I decided to try it. I can not even explain how rudraksha has influenced my life. Not only do I have what I needed in life but it also made me very grounded. So no matter what I have I remain true to the reality that I am not going to take any of this with me. I feel blessed as t close

    - Sumita
  • Thank You Note Self realization 6 8 and 14 Mukhi

    Hi Madam,    It was great pleasure to meet such a wonderful person like you. I have worked on the weak points at Muladhara as shown in the chart with Muladhara Hz and some practices and you were absolutely right there was some birth related issue which was effecting my advancement which I have reseach and make connection with what I was missing from and I have found my real ancestors identities, without the help of the Rudraksha especially the right analyzing and give the right Rudraksha is very important. I really learn a lot from the way you speak and analyze me that day. I would r close

    - Ravi Yogesh
  • I am happy with the items received faster delivery

    Thank you for sending my order on time. I received Bilva Leaves and Bilva fruits on Maha Shivaratri day for the pooja, thanks a lot. I also liked the Yellow Gold Citrine pendant, made it very strong and nice. Packing was very nice. Overall, I am happy with the items received, faster delivery, and would shop again. I am repetitive customer, have been buying from your site since 2008.    Keep up the customer trust, convey my wishes to Neeta ji.   Thanks,  Hanuma close

    - Hanuma
Recommended Articles

  • Guru Purnima
    Guru Purnima Date and Time Guru Purnima falls on July 9, 2017 Sunday . The Tithi

Have a Question?

call+91-22-62102909, +91-22-25159915

call +91-9323688120

call +91-7021180033

mail contact@rudracentre.com

Rudra Centre Videos

Certified & Energised
Awards

Awards

× Search article

Send Enquiry


For Product Enquiry :
+91-22-25155958/ 62102925

For Order Related Enquiry:
+91-22-62102926/ Whatasapp +91-7021180033

X
Namaste! Rudra Centre is today a Global supplier of Rudraksha, Gemstones, Yantras and Hindu Puja items all across the world. We advocate evolution in consciousness to achieve material and spiritual success. We thus bring these sacred items with usage as per ancient wisdom so that you derive full benefits. Shop with us knowing that all items are selected with love and care and due diligence.



For queries, please email to us at contact@rudracentre.com.

Click on Why Buy From Rudra Centre.