Guru Purnima is celebrated to commemorate the birth anniversary of Ved Vyasa – the author and a character in the epic Mahabharata. It is celebrated on the full moon day of the Hindu month of Ashadha. In India, students celebrate this day by thanking teachers and seeking blessings from them and also by remembering teachers and scholars from the history
16 Jul 2019
If you are someone who likes to keep a lookout for interesting occurrences in the night sky, you would be delighted to learn that on July 16 and 17, various parts of the world will witness a partial lunar eclipse, including India.
31 Jul 2018
The Saibaba temple in Maharashtra's Shirdi received donations worth Rs. 6.66 crore during the three-day "Guru Poornima" festival, an official said today.
28 Jul 2018
Photographs of a police officer, Pravin Singh, in uniform kneeling down at the feet of Uttar Pradesh CM Yogi Adityanath, on the occasion of Guru Purnima at the Gorakhnath temple in the state's Gorakhpur district, went viral on social media.
16 Apr 2018
Many ministers of Bharatiya Janta Party (BJP) on Sunday, wished Guru Nanak Jayanti. There is only one problem. The birth anniversary of the founder of Sikhism falls on November 23, this year.
09 Jul 2017
Guru Purnima, a day dedicated to teachers, is being celebrated on July 9 this year.