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"Honour Gurus Who Make Life Meaningful": PM Modi's Message On Guru Purnima

Guru Purnima 2020: Home Minister Amit Shah also extended his greetings to the nation on the occasion of Guru Purnima.

'Honour Gurus Who Make Life Meaningful': PM Modi's Message On Guru Purnima

Guru Purnima 2020: PM Modi today extended his greetings to the nation on the occasion of Guru Purnima.

New Delhi:

Prime Minister Narendra Modi extended greetings on "Guru Purnima" today, saying it is the day to honour the "gurus" who make our lives meaningful. "Many wishes on Guru Purnima. Today is a special day to honour the gurus who make life meaningful," the prime minister said in a tweet.

He paid his respect to all the gurus on the occasion. 

Home Minister Amit Shah also extended his greetings to the nation on the occasion of Guru Purnima. "Guru's place in Indian culture is very revered. Guru is a bridge that combines knowledge and disciple. A Guru, with his nectar of knowledge, provides the right direction and meaning to the life of a disciple by nurturing valuable qualities like religion and character."

Union Minister Prakash Javadekar and Senior BJP leader Uma Bharti also conveyed their wishes on Twitter on this occasion.

Guru Purnima in India has always been very special for the guru-shishya parampara or the unique relationship between teachers and their students. Guru Purnima this year is on July 5. It is also known as Vyasa Purnima after Veda Vyasa, who wrote the epic Mahabharata. On Guru Purnima, students pay respect and remember their teachers.

It is a full moon day in the month of Ashadh, the third month in the Hindu calendar. Guru Purnima also marks the beginning of Chaturmas or the four auspicious months dotted with festivals across the country.