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Guru Purnima special: What to gift your guiding light on this day!

Guru Purnima special: What to gift your guiding light on this day!
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गुरुर्ब्रह्मा गुरुर्विष्णुः गुरुर्देवो महेश्वरः

गुरु साक्षात् परब्रह्मा तस्मै श्रीगुरुवेनमः


Gurur Brahmaa Gurur Vishnu

Gurur Devo Maheshwarah

Guru Saakshaata Parabrahma

Tasmai Shri Guruve Namah


The auspicious occasion of Guru Purnima is celebrated across the country with full gusto and fervour. It is the day to pay respect and show gratitude to all our gurus (teachers/mentors/guides) in life. A guru can either be a human who has helped you evolve as a better person or even a spiritual being whose path takes you towards enlightenment.

In life, there is immense importance attached to a guru, as they even say 'Guru bin gyaan nahi'. So, on this let's find out what all gift items we can present to our modern-age gurus as a token of love. Remember the age-old practice of guru dakshina right?

Take a look at TOP 5 gift items which you can present to your teachers or mentors on the occasion of Guru Purnima!


A huge bouquet of flowers is bound to make your teacher happy. Imagine what better than gifting a beautiful bunch of fresh flowers sprinkled with water and perfume to your Guru. Take their blessings and start your day afresh!


If you are in school or college, then gifting a dairy to your teacher can possibly be the best gift. Remember all your queries were solved on a piece of papers? So, now is the time for you to give it back to your mentor!

Special letter

Paper will always hold a special place in anyone's heart. So, if you take some time out from your busy lives and write a heart-warming letter to your Guru, he/she is bound to be teary-eyed with love and memories. What better way than say 'Thank You Teacher' on a special note. Try it once!

Coffee Mugs

How about gifting a coffee or a tea mug to your teacher? Now that the times are changing, our gurus too have evolved over a period of time. So, if you happen to surprise your teacher on this day, then possibly gift him/her a coffee or tea mug which has some cool quotes written on it. This one will surely surprise your Guru!

Greeting Cards

No amount of material gifts or pricey exquisite items can take away the charm of a greeting card filled with little scribble here and there. Be it a colourful one or a plain greeting card, what matters is the emotion with which it has been presented. Get one or even try making one yourself. Let the creative genius in you come out and thank the Guru in purest form!

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