Haridwar (Uttarakhand): On the occasion of Guru Purnima, Bollywood actress Manisha Koirala advocated that everybody should have a master in his or her life to attain peace and tranquility.
While talking to ANI, the 46-year-old actress said, “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.”
Adding, “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.”
While speaking on the importance of having a ‘Guru’, the ‘Mann’ actress said, “I feel happy and relieved when I come here. Blessings of my master are really important.”
On work front, the ‘Dil Se’ star said that recently she has completed the shooting for two films.
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.
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. (ANI)