New Delhi: Come September 5 and you know it's time to say 'thank you' to your beloved mentors and gurus. The day is special because no matter where you are, you know it's the bunch of people who made you what you are today. Your teachers or gurus spent that extra hour on you so that you excel in life and yes if not everyday at least today is the time to give it back in your own sweet way. The Guru Dakshina can be a simple 'thank you' or an elaborate gift—whatever be it, the feeling is what matters the most.
So, our celebrities too thronged social media to say 'thank you' to their mentors or gurus in their own special way. Check it out here:
I want to thank all my teachers today who have taught me everything I know & most of all my mother who has taught me to be humble, down to earth, to pray, to forgive & to be spiritual #TeachersDay #Mom #Thankyou pic.twitter.com/rd9CiinKUc
— Preity G Zinta (@realpreityzinta) September 5, 2018
Remembering an exemplary teacher, great philosopher and former President of India Dr. Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan on his birth anniversary.
Happy #TeachersDay to all respected teachers. One of my SandArt. pic.twitter.com/60wqrtyCnW
— Sudarsan Pattnaik (@sudarsansand) September 5, 2018
Without teachers, our lives wouldn't have been the same. So let’s continue to appreciate their contribution in making us who we are today. Happy #TeachersDay!
— Sachin Tendulkar (@sachin_rt) September 5, 2018
— Sadhguru (@SadhguruJV) September 5, 2018
Teachers' Day is celebrated on different dates in various countries. In India, Dr Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan's birthday which happens to be on September 5 is marked as Teachers' Day since 1962.
More commonly, the day is celebrated as a mark of respect to any educator or a personality who has achieved a great milestone in education. This is the reason why Teachers' Day is celebrated on different days across the globe, revering their own respective educator or an achiever in the field of education.
In India, Dr Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan was the first Vice President and the second President of the country (1962-1967).
Here's wishing our teachers a very happy Teachers' Day and a big 'thank you'!