Guru Purnima

Today is Guru Purnima, the Indian celebration of the teachers. The Sanskrit term „Guru“ for teacher contains the two words „Gu“ and „Ru“. „Gu“ means darkness or ignorance and „Ru“ is the remover of this darkness. The guru is somebody that removes our ignorance. Purnima is derived from Purian, complete. When the moon is complete, […]