New Delhi, July 16: Guru Purnima 2019 is celebrated on Tuesday, July 16. The day dedicated to spiritual and academic teachers is celebrated on full moon day of the Shakha Samavat. This festival is observed by Hindus, Buddhists and Jains every year. On this occasion, many political leaders have extended their greetings to the nation. Guru Purnima 2019 Wishes: WhatsApp Stickers, GIF Image Messages, Quotes, SMS and Facebook Photos to Send Happy Guru Purnima Greetings.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi in a tweet said, "Greetings to all citizens on occasion of Guru Purnima. On the auspicious day of #GuruPurnima, we bow in reverence to all our Gurus who have played an important role in inspiring, moulding and shaping our society." Guru Purnima 2019 Date: History And Significance of Vyasa Purnima Dedicated to Teachers.
सभी देशवासियों को गुरु पूर्णिमा की हार्दिक शुभकामनाएं।
On the auspicious day of #GuruPurnima, we bow in reverence to all our Gurus who have played an important role in inspiring, moulding and shaping our society.
— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) July 16, 2019
Vice President Of India, Venkaiah Naidu, from his official handle, tweeted: "On this auspicious day of Guru Purnima, let us all pay pranams to our revered Gurus & continue to follow the noble precepts & practices taught by them." Vice President also tweeted a poster where a student can be seen taking blessings of his teacher.
— VicePresidentOfIndia (@VPSecretariat) July 16, 2019
Union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad also extended his greetings and said, "On the auspicious occasion of #GuruPurnima, may Guru's blessings always shower on all of us." Guru Purnima 2019 Quotes: Inspirational Sayings and Messages to Send to Your Favourite Teacher.
— Ravi Shankar Prasad (@rsprasad) July 16, 2019
According to the Hindu tradition, Guru Poornima is dedicated to teachers. The word 'gu' suggests darkness and 'ru' means the elimination of darkness. Thus, it combined means 'guru'. The guru is someone who removes darkness from lives and guides us on the right path.