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Guru Poornima





Apprentice, we all are, Guru we all belong to and we all acknowledge the knowledge. Welcome to the Guru Poornima of this year, the specific planetary gravity and stars alignment forming a spiritual day to remember and acknowledge our gurus in life.

Welcome to this passionate day delivering high-frequency energy, light with love, dedication, and compassion. It is believed that even angels come to earth to join the energy and compassion of this day.

ॐ असतो मा सद्गमय ।
 तमसो मा ज्योतिर्गमय ।
 मृत्योर्मा अमृतं गमय ।
 ॐ शान्तिः शान्तिः शान्तिः ॥


That is

"O, God! Always allow me to embrace the truth, do not keep me in the darkness of ignorance, always give me the light of knowledge and consciousness, show me the way towards it and give me such knowledge that I can remain immortal in the light of knowledge beyond the fear of this materialistic illusionary cycle of life and death."

May the day of Guru Poornima lighten every dismal night. May there be peace in this world, may there be embryonic peace, may there be primordial peace, and may there be spiritual peace.

The meaning of the above mantra, which is appreciated by the Upanishads, illustrates the enlightenment of knowledge and its importance. The knowledge imparted by the Guru and its connection with human life has remained very deep.

No matter what religion or denomination we belong to, Guru and gravity are of great importance for acquiring knowledge and skills, and in the world, knowledge is probably the only thing that grows as it is shared.

On Ashadh Shukla Purni, i.e. Guru Purni, it is celebrated by showing reverence to the Guru who imparts education to oneself. On this day, knowledge is worshiped as a guru. This day is celebrated all over the planet on Gurupurni, showing respect and reverence for the Guru.

Adherents of Sanatan Dharma and Buddhism consider this day as a special day to express their gratitude to the Guru who showed them the way to their religion and traditional cultural knowledge.

Whether it is Molvi Saab who teaches you in Muslim madrassas or a priest who gives knowledge and advice in the church or a teacher who teaches and communicates with a pen in his small hand, our initial wisdom and consciousness of life is crafted through the participation of several gurus.

It is said that finding or choosing a good teacher is the solution to most problems and dilemmas. However, in the present age, it is difficult to identify both a good teacher and a good disciple.
In the present age of science and technology, of course, we do not need to learn by making an idol of Dronacharya like Eklabya for the acquisition of knowledge, nor by sacrificing our fingers as Gurudakshina.

Institutionally established schools, universities, teaching professions, and media for world-class education are also giving us serious education.

From the facts and effects of medicine to the lunar calendar, learning from the internet, including Google and YouTube, and studying from those sources, Guru Purnima can give a different experience to the present generation.

But wherever the world has gone, gravity has changed its form, education does not rain from the sky, nor does the magical transmission. The sources and transmitters of education are all masters, gravity. The light of gravity is still burning in the world, even if it is as modern and as easily and commercially available as knowledge.

By realizing the same importance of gravity, it is possible that in the Sanatan culture, the Gurus are looked upon with more respect and reverence in the years after the years and the ages after the ages. The importance of Guru, knowledge, and gravity will continue to be shown to future generations on Guru Purnima.

From the darkness of ignorance and unconsciousness to the light of knowledge and consciousness, all the gurus who show the right path are worshiped today.
"गुरु ब्रह्मा, गुरु विष्णु गुरु देवो महेश्वर,

गुरु साक्षात् परमं ब्रह्मा तस्मै श्री गुरुवे नम:"

"The Guru is Brahma, the Guru is Vishnu and the Guru is Lord Shankara. The Guru is the real Parabrahm, I greet such a Guru. "
“Only a True Guru, who knows God and is in oneness with God, can connect you to God.”

Life teaches us something at every turn, so being able to memorize every lesson will be the right use of Gurupurnima.
Let's bow down and remember all the teachers, including Sir, Miss, Dai, and Didi. You can be both a good teacher and a good disciple. Happy Guru Purnima!

Now I add another relevance and dedicate my words to a great scholar "Guru Vyasa", the one who compiled and crafted Mahabharata in his words. Guru Vyasa is traditionally credited for the compilation and creation of didactic poetry around the central heroic narrative of Mahabharata.

Not just a writer, Vyasa is also remembered as a significant character of Mahabharata. Let me elaborate more on Vyasa's existence on Mahabharata, technically Vyasa and Bhisma are stepbrothers. Mother of Vyasa, Satyavati later married to King Shantanu, Shantanu is the father of Bhisma. Shantanu promised to declare Satyabati's offspring as a crown prince but Shantanu had already declared Bhisma as a prince and heir to the throne. Knowing this, Bhisma later never made any claim to the throne in his pursuit of getting his father out of the distress. Tragically, both the sons of Satyavati died. Satyavati's premarital first-born, Vyasa, laments that his mother abandoned him to fate immediately after birth. He returns to his birthplace in search of his mother who, he finds out, is now the queen of Hastinapur.

Vyasa is also known as a transcriber of Vedas and Puranas.  Guru Vyasa is one of the eight Chiranjeevi (long-lived and immortals), these Chiranjeevi are still in existence. Guru Vyasa was born by the end of Treta Yuga and he witnessed the whole era of Dwapar Yuga. Vyasa's writings often bring the Yamuna river nostalgia and metaphors, he was born in a village at the bank of river Yamuna.
Guru Purnima is also known as Vyasa Purnima, the day when great scholar Vyasa was born and the day when he divided the Vedas.

Vyasa is the greatest sage of eastern philosophy and Sanatan living, he edited four Vedas, wrote 18 Puranas, the epics Mahabharata and the Srimad Vagwatam and even guided Dattatreya to gain knowledge, Vyasa is a guru of gurus.
Happy Vyasa Jayanti too.

Suyog Dhakal



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