Articles about Guru Purnima

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

Partial Lunar Eclipse: When, where and how to watch it

16 Jul 2019

Moon
Partial Lunar Eclipse: When, where and how to watch it

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.

Shirdi Saibaba temple gets Rs. 6.66cr donations on Guru Poornima

31 Jul 2018

Maharashtra
Shirdi Saibaba temple gets Rs. 6.66cr donations on Guru Poornima

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.

Police officer kneels down before CM Yogi, photos go viral

28 Jul 2018

Yogi Adityanath
Police officer kneels down before CM Yogi, photos go viral

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.

For Guru-Nanak Jayanti in November, BJP-leaders tweet greetings in April

16 Apr 2018

Yogi Adityanath
For Guru-Nanak Jayanti in November, BJP-leaders tweet greetings in April

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.

NASA tweets about Guru Purnima!

09 Jul 2017

Moon
NASA tweets about Guru Purnima!

Guru Purnima, a day dedicated to teachers, is being celebrated on July 9 this year.