Prime Minister Narendra Modi greeted Guru Purnima on Wednesday and prayed that India would be taken to “new heights” with the blessings of the Gurus.
Greetings to Guru Purnima. This is a day to express gratitude to all the exemplary gurus who have inspired us, guided us and taught us so much about life. Our society attaches great importance to learning and wisdom. May the blessings of our gurus Conquering India to newer heights,” PM Modi tweeted.
Greetings on Guru Purnima. This is a day to express gratitude to all the exemplary gurus who have inspired, guided and taught us so much about life. Our society attaches great importance to learning and wisdom. May the blessings of our gurus take India to new heights.
— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) July 13, 2022
The Union’s interior minister, Amit Shah, also expressed his wishes on this occasion, saying that only a guru makes his disciple knowledgeable and full of character.
“Guru Shishya Parampara is an integral part of Indian culture. Only a guru infuses the nectar of knowledge into a disciple’s life and makes him knowledgeable, characterful and skilled. I bow to all gurus who contribute to nation building and wish the compatriots a Happy Guru Purnima,” Mr Shah tweeted in Hindi.
परम्परा भारतीय संस्कृति का एक अभिन्न अंग है।
एक गुरु ही शिष्य के जीवन में ज्ञान रूपी अमृत का सिंचन कर उसे ज्ञानवान, चरित्रवान व समर्थ बनाता है।
राष्ट्रनिर्माण में योगदान दे रहे सभी गुरुजनों को नमन करता हूँ और देशवासियों को ‘गुरु पूर्णिमा’ की शुभकामनाएँ देता हूँ। pic.twitter.com/lSdZpenegu
— Amit Shah (@AmitShah) July 13, 2022
Congress leader Rahul Gandhi wished to address Guru Purnima, tweeting: “The Guru takes his disciple from the darkness of ignorance to the path of light of knowledge, shows the path of renunciation and penance. Many congratulations and best wishes on the sacred festival of paying respect and gratitude to the gurus.”
गुरु अपने शिष्य को अज्ञान रुपी अंधकार से ज्ञान रुपी प्रकाश के मार्ग पर लेकर जाते हैं, त्याग और तपस्या की राह दिखाते हैं।
के प्रति सम्मान और कृतज्ञता अर्पित करने वाले पावन पर्व, गुरु पूर्णिमा की बधाई एवं शुभकामनाएं और सभी गुरुजनों को मेरा सादर प्रणाम।
— Rahul Gandhi (@RahulGandhi) July 13, 2022
Guru Purnima, which falls in the month of Ashadha according to the Hindu calendar, is celebrated on a full moon day (Purnima in Hindi).
The festival, also known as ‘Vyasa Purnima’, is celebrated on July 13 this year. In particular, the day marks the birthday of ‘Veda Vyasa’, who is believed to be the author of the epic Mahabharata.
The people are thankful for the teachers and gurus who play a role in shaping people’s lives.
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