In 2020, Guru Purnima, which is well known on the total moon day in Ashadh month of the Hindu calendar, falls on 5 July, which coincides with lunar eclipse

Guru Purnima is noticed to have fun the guru or instructor in Hindu, Jain, Sikh and Buddhist communities internationally.

According to a report in NDTV, Guru Purnima is well known on the full moon day in Ashadh, the third month of the Hindu calendar. In 2020, the day falls on 5 July (Sunday), which coincides with chandra grahan or lunar eclipse.

According to an article in The Indian Express, the day can also be celebrated as Vyasa Purnima and is taken into account to be the birthday of Veda Vyasa. The sage, who wrote the epic Mahabharata and was additionally an integral a part of it, was born to Styavati and Parashar on at the present time.

As per the report, Vyasa was the one who categorised the Vedas into Rig, Yajur, Sama and Atharva.

The Quint makes reference to the legends associated with Guru Purnima and Lord Buddha.

As per legends, Guru Purnima is well known to commemorate the primary sermon of Gautama Buddha after he had attained enlightenment.

The report additionally says that as per yogic traditions, Lord Shiva turned the Adi Guru on Guru Purnima, transmitting data of the yogas to the sapta rishis on at the present time.

Timings for Guru Purnima:

Purnima Tithi begins at 11:33 am on 4 July

Purnima Tithi ends at 10:13 am on 5 Jul

According to the NDTV report, devotees usually quick on at the present time and supply prayers to non secular gurus to hunt their blessings. Some devotees even pray to Sage Kapila, who’s recognized as one of many founders of the Samkhya faculty of Hindu philosophy.

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