31 July 2015 is Guru Purnima (Vyasa Purnima). This is an auspicious day in Ashad month. It falls in Aadi Masam in Tamil calendar, Karkidaka Masam in Malayalam calendar, Shra
Guru Purnima falls on Ashad Purnima, Full Moon in Ashad month (June – July). This is also popular as Maha Ashadi.
Veda Vyasa is known as the first Guru in Hinduism, since Ashad Purnima is referred to as Guru Purnima. Sage Veda Vyasa along with Guru Parampara, and Lord Sri Krishna are offered special pujas on this Full Moon.
Lord Shirdi Sai Baba is also worshipped with special pujas on Guru Purnima. It is also a special day in Lord Dattatreya temples. Lord Shiridi Saibaba said that Guru Purnima is the compulsory festival that his devotees should celebrate.
Guru Purnima dates in other countries..
Guru Purnima 2015 date in USA – As per Hawaii, PST, CST, EST, and MST – July 31
Guru Purnima 2015 date in UK and other parts of Europe – July 31
Guru Purnima 2015 date in UAE and other parts of Gulf countries – July 31
Guru Purnima 2015 date in Australia – July 31
Guru Purnima 2015 date in New Zealand – July 31
Guru Purnima 2015 date in Singapore – July 31
Guru Purnima 2015 date in Malaysia – July 31