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Guru Purnima Events in Indianapolis Area

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Guru Purnima
Start Date : 7/21/2024
End Date :7/21/2024
Venue: BAPS Shri Swaminarayan Mandir
Host :BAPS Shri Swaminarayan Mandir
City :Greenwood
Festival : Guru Purnima
Details: Guru Purnima

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What is Guru Purnima and why is it celebrated?

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The day of full moon, Purnima, in the month of Ashadh is traditionally celebrated as Guru Purnima by Hindus. Also known as Vyas Purnima, the day is celebrated in remembrance and veneration to sage Ved Vyas. He is the Adi (original) Guru of the Hindu Dharma, who classified the Vedas, wrote the eighteen Puranas and the Mahabharat. On this day, the Guru is offered Pujan (worship)by the disciples.

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