Vyasa Purnima, Guru Pournami (Veda Vyasa Poornima)

Vyasa Purnima (Veda Vyas Poornima) or Guru Pournami is one of the most auspicious purnima days as per the Hinduism. In 2022, Vyas Purnima or Guru Pournami date is July 13.

Some scriptures described that on Ashada Poornima day, Vyasa completed writing and editing the compilations of Chaturvedas. Thus, Ashada Poornima is also called as Vyas Poornima.

veda vyasa maharshi

veda vyasa maharshi

Sage Vyasis the presenter of Chaturvedas (four Vedas), Astadasha Puranas (18 Puranas) and the ithihas Mahabharata.

Vyas Purnima is also observed as Guru Pournami because Veda Vyasa Bhagwan is considered as the Aadi Guru (first teacher). During Vyasa Jayanthi people worship Veda Vyasalong with Guru parampara and Lord Sri Krishna. In some regions, the day is also celebrated as Guru Puja.

Vyasa Purnima – Chautur Mas Vrata – Shiva Shayanotsava Vratam:

In some sects, on Vyasa Purnima is considered as the beginning of Chaturmas Vrata. During the four holy months in Hinduism, Lord Vishnu goes into sleep. Some Shaiva sects observe Vyasa Jayanthi as the Shiva Shayanotsav Vrata arambham. It marks the first day of Shiva Shayanotsav Vratam. On this day, Shiva Dolotsav is also celebrated.

In Veda Vyasa temple at Basar where Goddess Gnana Saraswati Devi temple is located, Vyasa Pournami celebrations are held with utmost devotion.

Merits of Observing Vyasa Purnima – Vyasa Jayanthi Phal Stuthi:

Worshipping Veda Vyasa bhagwanand observing Vyas Purnima with reverence is highly meritorious. The one who donates Vishnu Purana on Ashada Purnima would attain salvation and reaches Vaikuntam, the Vishnu lokam, after the death. Reciting the stotra of Veda Vyasa on Vyas Pournami routes the devotee to Brahmatva (salvation).

Lord Shiridi Saibaba said that Guru Purnima is the compulsary festival that his devotees should celebrate.

The sloka or stotra to recite on Vyasa Purnima:

Shankaram Shankaracharyam
Govindam Badarayanam
Sootra bhashya kruthou vande
Bhagavanthou punah punah

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  1. amit says:

    teacher is a great attitude of all over student of world…

  2. Atman says:

    why because vyasa purnima guru purnima in telugu words?

  3. Pragun says:

    importance of guru purnima as speech and about vedavyasa

  4. Dwijendra says:

    what is guru purnima and who is vyasa maharshi in telugu

  5. Sabhya says:

    shiv dolotsavam or shiv sayana puja timings astro sage


    So we Indians are blessed to have Vedavyasa our writer of Mahabhaaratham and his pious bond with his sishyas who could spread all vedas, puranas along with mahabharatham all over the world Such is the holibond between Guru sishyas that will be eternal solong the sun and the moon survive G is darkness R is eraser of it Guru devo bhava, ! guru parameshwara ! Thythareeka Upanishad attrubuted such sanctity to GuRu .As a teacher ,the Best Teacher Awardee ,,im grateful equally to my students ! guru Vyasa is saakshaath parabrahma!Pranams to my gurus spiritual gurus who take me to the feet of God . the Ultimate !