Special Google doodle on Guru Purnima

Special Google doodle on Guru Purnima

As Guru Purnima, the festival that celebrates the sacred bond between a teacher and student is being observed in full swing across the country; Google has once again come up with a Doodle to honor this special day.

The link on the Doodle takes one to a list of Teacher’s Day related links which explains Nepal’s teacher’s day, also known ‘Ashad sukla purnima’.

“Teacher’s day is called “Guru Purnima” in Nepali, where “Guru” means teacher and “Purnima” means “Full Moon”. Celebrating “Guru Purnima” is a very old tradition and it is related to ancient Hindu tradition. Among Hindus, the person who teaches “Mantras” during “Bratabandh ceremony” is considered as the real “Guru”, reads the Wikipedia description.

Source: eKantipur