Guru Purnima 2022: According to the Hindu calendar, the festival of Guru Purnima is celebrated on the full moon date of the month of Ashadha. It falls in the month of July-August on the English calendar. This year, Guru Purnima is falling on Wednesday, the 13th of July 2022. The day of Guru Purnima is celebrated as knowing the importance of 'Guru' or teacher. That is why it is also called Vyas Purnima. According to Shiv Purana, on this day in the 18th Dwapar, Ved Vyas Ji, an incarnation of Lord Vishnu, was born. Ved Vyas had also composed eighteen Puranas and texts including Mahabharata. Of these texts, Shrimad Bhagwat Mahapuran is considered to be the largest.
Know the date, auspicious time and importance of Guru Purnima.
Guru Purnima date and auspicious time
Guru Purnima Date - 13 July 2022, Wednesday
Shukla Paksha Purnima of Ashadh month starts from 04:01 am on 13th Jul
Shukla Paksha Purnima of Ashadh month ends - 14th July midnight at 12:07 minutes
'Raj Yoga' on Guru Purnima 2022
According to astrology calculations, some Raj Yogas are formed on the day of Guru Purnima. This year, Mars, Mercury, Jupiter and Saturn are in position on the day of Guru Purnima. Along with this, Raja Yogas named Ruchak, Bhadra, Hans and Shash are being formed on the full moon. These yogas are considered good.
Significance of Guru Purnima
In Hinduism, the day of Guru Purnima is dedicated to the worship of the Guru who acts as the guiding light in one's life. Guru is the one who transcends the vicious circle of life and death and helps one to realize the reality of the eternal 'Atman' or conscience.
On the day of Ashadha Purnima, donation along with bathing in the Ganges is of great importance. Along with this, one should also worship his gurus with mantras. Because it is the Guru who helps to remove the darkness from the path of knowledge. On this day, one should express gratitude to not only the Guru but to all its elder members and respect them as Guru.
Guru Purnima Mantra
Gurur Brahma Gurur Vishnu Gurur Devo Maheshwarah
Guru: SakshatparBrahma Tasmai Sri Guruve Namah