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Guru Purnima

Guru Purnima, an important festival of Orissa

Guru Purnima or Asadh Purnima is celebrated on the full moon day of the Asadh month. The day is celebrated in the honor of the teachers who take pains in educating us. Students and aspirants get up early in the morning at Brahma Muhurta and pay their obeisance to their teachers. This day is also celebrated in commemoration of the birth date of the great saint Ved Vyas who had, apart from editing the four Vedas and 108 Puranas composed the great epic of Mahabharat.

 

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