New Delhi: One of the most revered days dedicated to the Guru, mentor or teacher—Guru Purnima is on July 16 this year. The auspicious day is celebrated across the nation with much fervour and gusto. This day hold utmost significance as you pay reverence to your guru.
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.
This mantra is often recited as a mark of reverence to the guru or Lord.
गुरुर्ब्रह्मा गुरुर्विष्णुः गुरुर्देवो महेश्वरः
गुरु साक्षात् परब्रह्मा तस्मै श्रीगुरुवेनमः
Gurur Brahma Gurur Vishnu
Gurur Devo Maheshwarah
Guru Saakshaata Parabrahma
Tasmai Shri Guruve Namah
Remember the age-old practice of Guru-Dakshina? Well, in life Guru hold immense importance as he is the one who enlightens you and helps you move forward. 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.
These innovative gift ideas can make your Guru feel special on this auspicious day:
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!
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!
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!
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.
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!
Say 'Thank You' to your Guru in the most innovative way you can!