Amitabh Bachchan and other Bollywood celebs thank their mentors on Guru Purnima
While Amitabh Bachchan and Suneil Shetty thanked their parents for being the first and best teachers, Ayushmann Khurana expressed his gratitude for filmmaker Shoojit Sircar on the occasion of Guru Purnima on Sunday.bollywood Updated: Jul 09, 2017 21:04 IST
On the occasion of Guru Purnima, Bollywood actors took to Twitter and expressed gratitude for their teachers and mentors. While Amitabh Bachchan thanked his parents, Ayushmann Khurana expressed his gratitude for filmmaker Shoojit Sircar. Suniel Shetty thanked his mother for being the first and best teacher in his life.
Guru Purnima is the first full moon night after summer solstice. According to the Hindi calendar, it falls in the month of Aashad. The day holds importance since it sees people across India thank their ‘gurus’ or teachers.
Here’s a look at the Twitter timelines of Bollywood celebrities this Sunday:
T 2480 - जीवन में बहुत कुछ सीखा अनेक गुणी और महान व्यक्तियों से , लेकिन जो माँ बाबूजी से शिक्षा मिली वो सर्वोच और सर्वप्रिया रही । नमन pic.twitter.com/O38hkBRWTW— Amitabh Bachchan (@SrBachchan) July 9, 2017
T 2480 - In life there have been many that have left a learning for me, but what I received from my Parents was the best and the highest ! pic.twitter.com/gec4WB89xz— Amitabh Bachchan (@SrBachchan) July 9, 2017
Possibly the best definition of #GuruPoornima *सर्व प्रथम माँ ही पूर्ण गुरु*, *ततपश्चात गुरु ही पूर्ण माँ*....... *गुरु + पूर्णिमा*✍🏼🌸— Suniel Shetty (@SunielVShetty) July 9, 2017
Fortunate are the ones who find the true guru who one day frees you even from himself.my Pranam to all my gurus #GuruPurnima— Prasoon Joshi (@prasoonjoshi_) July 9, 2017
Manisha Koirala advocated that everybody should have a master in his or her life to attain peace and tranquility. The 46-year-old actress told ANI, “I’m here to take blessings from my master on the occasion of Guru Purnima. I am inclined to spirituality for many years, but from the past three to four years, the inclination has increased even more. I go to two places for my peace of mind - one is at a university near Chennai and the other one is in Haridwar to have blessings from Pilot Baba.”
Apart from Hindus, Buddhists also observe the day to express their gratitude towards their teacher.
In the Indian culture, many claim the day came to being with yogis worshiping Sage Ved Vyas who penned down the four vedas, deeply revered by Hindus across the world.
(With ANI inputs)
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First Published: Jul 09, 2017 20:10 IST