Guru Purnima is a Hindu festival that honors spiritual and academic teachers. Celebrated on the full moon day in the Hindu month of Ashadha (June-July), the day is marked by devotees expressing their gratitude to their gurus for their guidance and wisdom. This year, it will be observed on Monday, July 03, 2023. The festival holds special significance for Hindus, Jains, and Buddhists, who consider it an auspicious day for starting new spiritual journeys or deepening their existing practices. On this day, people often visit their gurus, perform pujas, and offer gifts as a token of respect and appreciation for their teachings.