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Guru Purnima in India

Guru Purnima (Asadha Purnima, Vyasa Purnima) is a festival where many Hindus and Buddhists pay respect to their Guru or spiritual guide. It is observed on the full moon day, Purnima, in the Hindu month of Ashadh, which is usually June or July.

Is Guru Purnima a Public Holiday?

Guru Purnima is not a public holiday. Businesses have normal opening hours.

Guru Purnima is a day to thank teachers, guides, and mentors.


About Guru Purnima

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Guru Purnima Observances

Holiday currently only shown for years 2015–2021.

YearWeekdayDateNameHoliday Type
2015FriJul 31Guru PurnimaObservance
2016TueJul 19Guru PurnimaObservance
2017SunJul 9Guru PurnimaObservance
2018FriJul 27Guru PurnimaObservance
2019TueJul 16Guru PurnimaObservance
2020SunJul 5Guru PurnimaObservance
2021SatJul 24Guru PurnimaObservance

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