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Guru Gobind dou khade, kake lagoon paay, balihaari guru aapne jin
Gobind diyo milaay.

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1. Teacher and God both are in front of me whose feet shall I touch first, I shall touch the feet of my teacher
as he has helped me find God.
2. "A teacher scolds you on your mistakes but he also supports you to do your best so he can be defined as a
potter who beats the pot on outer side to give good shape and design while supporting the pot by putting a
hand inside it."
3. "A good teacher is like a candle - it consumes itself to light the way for others." -Anonymous
4. In teaching you cannot see the fruit of a day's work. It is invisible and remains so, maybe for twenty
years. Jacques Barzun
5. "Those who educate children well are more to be honored than parents, for these only gave life, those the
art of living well." - Aristotle
6. "A teacher's purpose is not to create students in his own image, but to develop students who can create
their own image." - Anonymous
7. "What the teacher is, is more important than what he teaches." - Karl Menninger
8. "A teacher affects eternity; he can never tell where his influence stops." - Henry Brooks Adams
9. "Teaching is the profession that teaches all the other professions." - Anonymous
10. "Teachers, I believe, are the most responsible and important members of society because their
professional efforts affect the fate of the earth." - Helen Caldicott

Best SMS on Teachers day


1. I want to say...
More than a teacher...
you have been a friend to me!
Thanks for helping me to be myself!
Happy Teacher's Day!
2. Thanks Teacher
to show me the way
to lift my spirits
to believe in me
inspire me
Happy Teacher's Day
3. Inspiration
Vision
Strength
Thanks for your guidance and support!
Happy Teacher's Day
4. You have been...
My living inspiration...
Giving me lessons
of truth and discipline
wishing you joy and happiness
On Teacher's Day
5. The joys of learning come from you,
for you make things simply wonderful to know
Happy Teacher's Day
6. Just a small note to say I Love you Teacher
Happy Teacher's Day
7. We are fortunate that we had a Teacher
as Wonderful, loving, caring as you.
Happy Teacher's Day!
8. Today . What I am is just because of you sir
Happy Teachers Day
9. When it comes to teaching no one can compete with you. Happy teachers day...!
10. You Guided Me When I Was Lost
You Suported Me
When I Was Weak
You Have Enlightened me all through..Happy Teachers Day
10 best scrapes on Teachers day
1. A teacher is always true!
We are fortunate to have a teacher
As wonderful loving and caring as you!
Happy Teachers Day!
2. We will always be thankful to you
for all the hard work and efforts
you have put in, for educating us.
Happy Teachers Day!
3. The way you teach...
The knowledge you share...
The care you take...
The love you shower..
Makes you...
The world's best teacher...
Happy Teacher's Day!
4. You are a wonderful teacher
who proved that learning can be joyous
and pleasant experience
wishing you a HAPPY TEACHER'S DAY
5. Teacher is a person who always helps everybody
to get the knowledge and always stands beside the students
when they have problems
Thanks for being there Madam/Sir.
Happy Teachers Day
6. Thanks for making us what we are today. Happy teachers Day..!
7. You are bestest Teacher in this world
I will always remember that
I had an excellent guide
In the form of a teacher - You
Happy Teachers Day!
8. Remembering you with respect
and affection for making each lession
for enjoyable session
9. Teacher is a person who always helps everybody
to get the knowledge and always stands beside the students
when they have problems
Thanks for being there Madam/Sir.
Happy Teachers Day
10. The Award for the most wonderful teacher has been declared and it goes to You. Happy Teachers
day!!
Songs on teacher's day
1. Here In The Classroom
2. Our Classroom
3. Time For School
4. This Is A Beautiful Song
5. Teacher Teacher

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5 Sep 2009 Teacher's Day is dedicated to Dr. Sarvaepalli Radhakrishnan. It is the day which is widely
celebrated not in the school level even in the college level as well. In fact students look more enthusiastic in
the preparation of the teacher's day. They arranged parties and surprise gifts for their inspiring TEACHERS.
And for their favorite teachers they prepare speech as well.
Speech by Students on Teacher's Day
Dear Teacher
TEACHER
You are Helped me,
SEE and MEASURE
The Length & Breadth
Of my TALENTS…
You EDUCATE me
And make me COMPETENT
To face the challenges of LIFE
TEACHER I am so
Very FORTUNATE
And proud to be
Your STUDENT
And have you as my
TEACHER & GUIDE
HAPPY TEACHER'S DAY

Love You Teacher


Teacher teacher how you are
SHINNING like a SUPERSTAR
Even though we've fried your mind
And many times stained your behind
You never ever say a word
Instead pretend you've never heard
That's why on this special

day
We thought we'd take the time to say
We love you teacher all the way
HAPPY TEACHER'S DAY
FOR MY IDOL, MY TEACHER
For being
IN FRONT OF ME
As an inspiration,
For being
BEHIND ME
As a support and
For STANDING BY ME
As a believer
In my caliber….
Thanks Dear Teacher,
For always being
Around, in your
Own special way.
YOU'RE TRULY
AN INSPIRATION!
HAPPY TEACHER'S DAY
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In actual teachers play an important role in student's life. For students, it is the perfect day to tribute their
ideal teacher. These are the teachers who teach their students good things and bad one. Let all the students
greet their favorite teacher with thank you messages from whom they have learnt the essential lesson of
their life.
Messages for Happy Teacher's Day 2009

1. You are a wonderful teacher who proved that learning can be joyous
and pleasant experience
wishing you a
HAPPY TEACHER'S DAY

2. Remembering you with respect and affection for making each lession
for enjoyable session

3. You Guided Me When I Was Lost You Suported Me


When I Was Weak
You Have Enlightened me all through..

4. Teacher is a person who always helps everybody to get the knowledge and always stands beside the
students
when they have problems
Thanks for being there Madam/Sir.
Happy Teachers Day

5. Life is a journey and your words have been a guiding light throughout. Happy Teachers' Day!
6. Teacher you have always shown us the right way. Whatever little we have achieved in our life is
because of you only. Thanks for being our guide and mentor. Happy Teachers' Day!
7. You are the best Teacher in this world. Wherever I may go in my life, I will always remember that I
had an excellent guide in the form of a teacher, you.
8. You are not only our teacher. Rather, you are friend, philosopher and guide, all molded into one
person. We will always be grateful to you for your support.
9. You have been the mentor of life. Though I did not realize it earlier. Now it feels great to have
someone who guided me to the right track in life. Happy Teacher's Day!
10. With a great teacher like you, I was sure that life would be a successful journey but I never knew you
will also make the journey to success such a cakewalk. I can't express my gratitude Sir/Madam!

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All over the world this day is celebrated in full swing in appreciation of the teachers by the students. Even
the famous poets and leaders have written the several quotations in respect of teachers. Students can
dedicate these quotations to their honorable teachers to express their feelings in words that how important
they are in their life on the occasion of teachers day.
Famous Quotation About Teacher's Day:

1. "The dream begins with a teacher who believes in you, who tugs and pushes and leads you to the
next plateau, sometimes poking you with a sharp stick called truth."
- Dan Rather

2. Better than a thousand days of diligent study is one day with a great teacher."
-Japanese - proverb

3. Teachers are expected to reach unattainable goals with inadequate tools. The miracle is that at
times they

accomplish this impossible task.


-Haim G. Ginott

4. "The best teachers teach from the heart, not from the book."
- Anonymous

5. "If students don't feel teacher appreciation, their whole education has failed."
- Michael Balkers

6. "The very spring and root of honesty and virtue lie in good education."
- Plutarch

7. "The task of the excellent teacher is to stimulate "apparently ordinary" people to unusual effort. The
tough problem is not in identifying winners: it is in making winners out of ordinary people."
- Patricia Cross

8. "The true teacher defends his pupils against his own personal influence. He inspires self-distrust. He
guides their eyes from himself to the spirit that quickens him. He will have no disciple."
- Amos Bronson Alcott

9. "A teacher is one who makes himself progressively unnecessary."


- Thomas Carruthers
10. "The mediocre teacher tells. The good teacher explains. The superior teacher demonstrates. The
great teacher inspires."
- William Arthur Ward

5 September 2009 Poems for Teachers Day


'A student spends 25,000 hours in the campus. The school must have the best of teachers who
have the ability to teach, love teaching and build moral qualities' - A.P.J. ABDUL KALAM
Number One Teacher Poem
(Name of teacher),
I'm happy that you're my teacher;
I enjoy each lesson you teach.
As my role model you inspire me
To dream and to work and to reach.
With your kindness you get my attention;
Every day you are planting a seed
Of curiosity and motivation
To know and to grow and succeed.
You help me fulfill my potential;
I'm thankful for all that you've done.
I admire you each day, and I just want to say,
As a teacher, you're number one!
By Joanna Fuchs

The Best Teachers Poem


Teachers open up young minds,
showing them the wonders of

the intellect
and the miracle
of being able to think for themselves.
A teacher exercises
the mental muscles of students,
stretching and strengthening,
so they can make challenging decisions,
find their way in the world,
and become independent.
The best teachers care enough
To gently push and prod students
to do their best
and fulfill their potential.
You are one of those.
Thank you.
By Joanna Fuchs

Special Teacher Poem


Thank you special teacher
For helping me to know
The things I need to learn
To live my life and grow.
I feel good with you because
Your teaching makes me see,
If I work at it, I can do it.
Thanks for showing me!
By Joanna Fuchs

Wonderful Teacher Poem


With a special gift for learning
And with a heart that deeply cares,
You add a lot of love
To everything you share,
And even though
You mean a lot,
You'll never know how much,
For you helped
To change the world
Through every life you touched.
You sparked the creativity
In the students whom you taught,
And helped them strive for goals
That could not be bought,
You are such a special teacher
That no words can truly tell
However much you're valued
For the work you do so well.
By Hanuma

An Unforgettable Teacher Poem When I began your class I think I knew


The kind of challenges you'd make me face.
You gave me motivation to pursue
The best, and to reject the commonplace.

Your thinking really opened up my mind.


With wisdom, style and grace, you made me see,
That what I'd choose to seek, I'd surely find;
You shook me out of my complacency.

I thank you now for everything you've done;


What you have taught me I will not outgrow.
Your kind attention touched my mind and heart;
In many ways that you will never know.

I will remember you my whole life through;


I wish that all my teachers were like you.

By Joanna Fuchs

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1. Words to make you special


He is our teacher
He is our guide
Lets make him feel pride"Happy Teachers Day"
2. Teaching is leaving a vestige of one self in the development of another. And surely the student is a
bank where you can deposit your most precious treasures. "Happy Teachers Day"

3. You are bestest Teacher in this world


I will always remember that
I had an excellent guide
In the form of a teacher - You
Happy Teachers Day!

4. You help me fulfill my potential;


I'm thankful for all that you've

done.
I admire you each day, and I just want to say,
As a teacher, you're number one! Happy Teachers Day!

5. I'm happy that you're my teacher;


I enjoy each lesson you teach.
As my role model you inspire me
To dream and to work and to reach. Happy Teachers Day!

6. The Award for the most wonderful teacher has been declared and it goes to You Madam/Sir.
Wish you Happy Teachers day
7. When it comes to teaching no one can compete with you. Happy teachers day

8. Madam , Thanks for being a true mentor of our hearts. Happy Teachers day

9. Guru Brahma, Guru Vishnu,


Guru Devo Maheshwara.
Guru Sakshath Parambrahma,
Tasmai Shri Gurave Namaha.

10. Vidya Buddhy kalisy


Jeevana Belagisuva
Guruvige Vandane
" Happy Teachers Day"

11. Bhavishyavannu
Rupisuva Shikshakare
Nimage Vandane
"Happy Teachers Day"
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1. Teacher and God both are in front of me whose feet shall I touch first, I shall touch the feet of my teacher
as he has helped me find God.
2. "A teacher scolds you on your mistakes but he also supports you to do your best so he can be defined as a
potter who beats the pot on outer side to give good shape and design while supporting the pot by putting a
hand inside it."
3. "A good teacher is like a candle - it consumes itself to light the way for others." -Anonymous
4. In teaching you cannot see the fruit of a day's work. It is invisible and remains so, maybe for twenty
years. Jacques Barzun
5. "Those who educate children well are more to be honored than parents, for these only gave life, those the
art of living well." - Aristotle
6. "A teacher's purpose is not to create students in his own image, but to develop students who can create
their own image." - Anonymous
7. "What the teacher is, is more important than what he teaches." - Karl Menninger
8. "A teacher affects eternity; he can never tell where his influence stops." - Henry Brooks Adams
9. "Teaching is the profession that teaches all the other professions." - Anonymous
10. "Teachers, I believe, are the most responsible and important members of society because their
professional efforts affect the fate of the earth." - Helen Caldicott

Best SMS on Teachers day


1. I want to say...
More than a teacher...
you have been a friend to me!
Thanks for helping me to be myself!
Happy Teacher's Day!
2. Thanks Teacher
to show me the way
to lift my spirits
to believe in me
inspire me
Happy Teacher's Day
3. Inspiration
Vision
Strength
Thanks for your guidance and support!
Happy Teacher's Day
4. You have been...
My living inspiration...
Giving me lessons
of truth and discipline
wishing you joy and happiness
On Teacher's Day
5. The joys of learning come from you,
for you make things simply wonderful to know
Happy Teacher's Day
6. Just a small note to say I Love you Teacher
Happy Teacher's Day
7. We are fortunate that we had a Teacher
as Wonderful, loving, caring as you.
Happy Teacher's Day!
8. Today . What I am is just because of you sir
Happy Teachers Day
9. When it comes to teaching no one can compete with you. Happy teachers day...!
10. You Guided Me When I Was Lost
You Suported Me
When I Was Weak
You Have Enlightened me all through..Happy Teachers Day
10 best scrapes on Teachers day
1. A teacher is always true!
We are fortunate to have a teacher
As wonderful loving and caring as you!
Happy Teachers Day!
2. We will always be thankful to you
for all the hard work and efforts
you have put in, for educating us.
Happy Teachers Day!
3. The way you teach...
The knowledge you share...
The care you take...
The love you shower..
Makes you...
The world's best teacher...
Happy Teacher's Day!
4. You are a wonderful teacher
who proved that learning can be joyous
and pleasant experience
wishing you a HAPPY TEACHER'S DAY
5. Teacher is a person who always helps everybody
to get the knowledge and always stands beside the students
when they have problems
Thanks for being there Madam/Sir.
Happy Teachers Day
6. Thanks for making us what we are today. Happy teachers Day..!
7. You are bestest Teacher in this world
I will always remember that
I had an excellent guide
In the form of a teacher - You
Happy Teachers Day!
8. Remembering you with respect
and affection for making each lession
for enjoyable session
9. Teacher is a person who always helps everybody
to get the knowledge and always stands beside the students
when they have problems
Thanks for being there Madam/Sir.
Happy Teachers Day
10. The Award for the most wonderful teacher has been declared and it goes to You. Happy Teachers
day!!

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'Teachers Should Be Role Models'
'A student spends 25,000 hours in the campus. The school must have the best of
teachers who have the ability to teach, love teaching

and build moral qualities' - A.P.J. ABDUL KALAM

Teachers mold the lives that they influence. Lessons learned from teachers remain
with their students throughout life. Teachers that break down barriers and reach
into the souls of the students that they are responsible for do not get the
recognition or gratitude they have earned. Many teachers are exhausted from their
workload and responsibilities. They have their own families, financial and life
stresses that challenge them along with everyone else. We should always respect
our teachers. Teachers need encouragement and support from the community to
feel that their devotion to students is appreciated.
Socrates was an example of a good teacher. He considered himself a learner as
well as a teacher. For Socrates, love and friendship were the proper contexts for
the pursuit of wisdom and goodness. Socrates saw himself only as a catalyst. He
felt it was not his teaching, but actually the power of the Divine which enabled the
person he was talking with to improve himself.
In India 5th September is celebrated as Teachers' day. 5th September is the
birthday of a great teacher Dr. Sarvapalli Radhakrishnan. When Dr. Radhakrishnan
became the president of India in 1962, some of his students and friends
approached him and requested him to allow them to celebrate 5th September, his
"birthday". In reply, Dr, Radhakrishnan said, "instead of celebrating my birthday
separately, it would be my proud privilege if September 5 is observed as Teachers'
day". The request showed Dr.Radhakrishnan's love for the teaching profession.
From then onwards, the day has been observed as Teachers' Day in India.
Following is the Full text of the Indian President's ( A.P.J. ABDUL KALAM ) address on
the eve of Teachers' Day in India , 2003.

Dear listeners of All India Radio and teachers, my greetings to all of you.
I am talking to you on the special occasion of Teachers' Day. On this day, we gratefully remember the
great educationist Dr Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan, whose dream was that "Teachers should be the best
minds in the country". Hence, Teachers' Day is very important for all our people, for our students and
even for all the parents, as the teachers lay the foundation for creating enlightened citizens for the nation.
On this day, I would like to recall three teachers who helped me in shaping my life.
To begin with I am going to talk to you about my father Janab Avul Pakir Jainulabdeen, as a teacher. My
father taught me a great lesson when I was a young boy. What was that lesson? It was just after India got
Independence. At that time Panchayat board elections took place at Rameswaram. My father was
elected Panchayat Board member and on the same day he was also elected the president of the
Rameswaram Panchayat Board. Rameswaram Island was a beautiful place with 30,000 populations. At
that time they elected my father as Panchayat Board president not because he belonged to a particular
religion or a particular caste or spoke a particular language or for his economic status. He was elected
only on the basis of his nobility of mind and for being a good human being. Dear listeners, I would like to
narrate one incident that took place on the day he was elected president of the Panchayat Board.
I was at that time studying in school. Those days we did not have electricity and we used to study under
ration kerosene lamps. I was reading the lessons loudly and I heard a knock at the door. We never used
to lock the door in Rameswaram in those days. Somebody opened the door, came in and asked me
where my father was? I told him that father had gone for the evening namaz. Then he said, I have
brought something for him, can I keep it here? Since my father had gone for namaz, I shouted for my
mother to get her permission to receive the item. Since she was also on the amaz there was no
response. I asked the person to leave the item on the cot. After that I continued my studies.
I used to learn by reading aloud in my younger days. I was reading loud and fully concentrating on my
studies. At that time my father came in and saw a tambalum kept in the cot. He asked me "What is this?
Who has given that?" I told him, "Somebody came and has kept this for you". He opened the cover of the
tambalum and found there was a costly dhoti, angawastram, some fruits and some sweets and he could
see the slip that the person had left behind. I was the youngest child of my father, he really loved me and
I also loved him a lot. He was upset at the sight of the tambalum and gifts.
That was the first time I saw him very angry and also that was the first time I had got a thorough beating
from him. I got frightened and started weeping. My mother embraced and consoled me. Then my father
came and touched my shoulder lovingly with affection and advised me not to receive any gift without his
permission. He quoted an Islamic Hadith, which states that, "When the Almighty appoints a person to a
position, He takes care of his provision. If a person takes anything beyond that, it is an illegal gain." Then
he told me that it is not a good habit. A gift is always accompanied by some purpose and a gift is a
dangerous thing. It is like touching a snake and getting the poison in turn. This lesson stands out always
in my mind even when I am in my seventies. This incident, taught me a very valuable lesson for my life. It
is deeply embedded in my mind.
I would like also to mention the writings in Manu Smriti which states that "By accepting gifts the divine
light in the person gets extinguished". Manu warns every individual against accepting gifts for the reason
that it places the acceptor under an obligation in favour of the person who gave the gift and ultimately it
results in making a person to do things which are not permitted according to law.
I am sharing this thought, with all of you, particularly the young ones, do not be carried away by any gift
which comes with a purpose and through which one loses his personality greatly. Do you think, you can
follow this in your life? I will be very happy if you can practice this sincerely.
When I think of my second teacher, I am reminded of my childhood days when I was studying in 8th class
at the age of 13. I had a teacher, Shri Siva Subramania Iyer. He was one of the very good teachers in our
school. All of us loved to attend his class and hear him. One day he was teaching about a bird's flight. He
drew a diagram of a bird on the blackboard depicting the wings, tail and the body structure with the head.
He explained how birds create the lift and fly. He also explained to us how they change direction while
flying. For nearly 25 minutes he gave the lecture with various information such as lift, drag, how the birds
fly in a formation of 10, 20 or 30. At the end of the class, he wanted to know whether we understood how
birds fly. I said, I did not understand. When I said this, the teacher asked the other students whether they
understood or not. Many students said that they also did not understand. He did not get upset by our
response since he was a committed teacher.
Our teacher said that he would take all of us to the sea shore. That evening the whole class was at the
sea shore of Rameswaram. We enjoyed the roaring sea waves knocking at the sandy hills in the pleasant
evening. Birds were flying with sweet chirping voice. He showed the sea birds in formations of 10 to 20
numbers. We saw the marvellous formations of birds with a purpose and we were all amazed. He
showed us the birds and asked us to see that when the birds fly, what they looked like. We saw the wings
flapping. He asked us to look at the tail portion with the combination of flapping wings and twisting tail.
We noticed closely and found that the birds in that condition flew in the direction they desired. Then he
asked us a question, "Where the engine is and how it is powered"?
The bird is powered by its own life and the motivation of what it wants. All these things were explained to
us within fifteen minutes. We all understood the dynamics from this practical example. How nice it was.
Our teacher was a great teacher; he could give us a theoretical lesson coupled with a live practical
example available in nature. This is real teaching. I am sure many of the teachers in schools

and colleges will follow this example.

For me, it was not merely an understanding of how a bird flies. The bird's flight entered into me and
created a special feeling. From that evening, I thought that my future study has to be with reference to
flight and flight systems. I am saying this because my teacher's teaching and the event that I witnessed
decided my future career.Then one evening after the classes, I asked the teacher, "Sir, please tell me,
how to progress further in learning all about flight." He patiently explained to me that I should complete
8th class, and then go to high school, and then I should go to engineering college that may lead to
education on flight. If I complete all my education

with excellence, I might do something connected with flight sciences. This advice and the bird flying
exercise given by my teacher, really gave me a goal and a mission for my life. When I went to college, I
took physics. When I went to engineering in Madras Institute of Technology, I took aeronautical
engineering.

Thus my life was transformed as a rocket engineer, aerospace engineer and technologist. That one
incident of my teacher teaching the lesson, showing the visual live example proved to be a turning point
in my life which eventually shaped my profession.
A student during his school life upto 10+2 spends 25,000 hours in the school campus. His life is, more
influenced by the teachers and the school environment. Therefore, the school must have the best of
teachers with ability to, teach and love teaching and build moral qualities. Teachers should become role
models. Similarly, the student must be alert to build himself with best of qualities and to get ignited with a
vision for his or her future life.
I would like to share with you another experience with my teacher Prof. Satish Dhawan. First, I worked in
Delhi with the Ministry of Defence. Later I joined the Defence Research and Development Organisation
(DRDO) in 1958 at the Aeronautical Development Establishment at Bangalore. There with the advice of
the Director, I took up the development of hovercraft. Hovercraft design needed the development of a
ducted contra-rotating propeller for creating a smooth flow balancing the torques. I did not know how to
design a contra-rotating propeller though I knew how to design a conventional propeller. Some of my
friends told me that I could approach Prof. Satish Dhawan of the Indian Institute of Science, who was well
known for his aeronautical research, for help.
I took permission from my Director Dr Mediratta and went to Prof Dhawan who was sitting in a small room
in the Indian Institute of Science with a lot of books in the background and a blackboard on the wall. Prof
Dhawan asked me what the problem was that I wanted to discuss. I explained the problem.. He told me
that it was really a challenging task and he would teach me the design if I attended his classes in IISc
between 2 pm to 3 pm on all Saturdays for the next six weeks.
He was a visionary teacher. He prepared the schedule for the entire course and wrote it on the black
board. He also gave me the reference material and books I should read before I start attending the
course. I considered, this as a great opportunity and I started attending the discussion and started
meeting him regularly. Before commencing each meeting, he would ask critical questions and assess my
understanding of the subject. That was for the first time that I realized how a good teacher prepares
himself for teaching with meticulous planning and prepares the student for acquisition of knowledge. This
process continued for the next six weeks. I got the capability for designing the contra-rotating propeller.
Prof Dhawan told me that I was ready for developing the contra-rotating propeller for a given hovercraft
configuration. That was the time I realized that Prof Dhawan was not only a teacher but also a fantastic
development engineer of aeronautical systems.
Later during the critical phases of testing, Prof Dhawan was with me to witness the test and find solutions
to the problems. After reaching the smooth test phase, the contra-rotating propeller went through 50
hours of continuous testing. Prof Dhawan witnessed the test himself and congratulated me. That was a
great day for me when I saw the contra rotating propeller designed by my team performing to the mission
requirement in the hovercraft. However, at that time, I did not realize that Prof Dhawan would become
chairman, ISRO and that I would get the opportunity to work with him as a project director in the
development of the satellite launch vehicle SLV-3 for injecting the Rohini satellite into the orbit. Nature
has its own way to link the student's dream and real life later.
This was the first design in my career which gave me the confidence to design many complex aerospace
systems in future. The hovercraft could fly just above the ground level carrying two passengers. I was the
first pilot for this hovercraft and I could control and maneuver the vehicle in any direction. Through this
project I learnt the techniques of designing and developing the contra-rotating propeller. Above all, I
learnt that in a project, problems will always crop up; we should not allow problems to be our masters but
we should defeat the problems. Then successes will sparkle.
The three teachers in my life; what did they give me? In an integrated way it can be said, that any
enlightened human being can be created by three unique characteristics. One is moral value system.
That I got from my father the hard way. Secondly, the teacher becoming a role model. Not only does the
student learn, but the teacher shapes his life with great dreams and aims. Finally, the education and
learning process has to culminate in the creation of professional capability leading to confidence and will
power to make a design, to make a product, to make a system, bravely combating many problems. What
a fortune and blessing I had from my three teachers.
Among the listeners, there may be many parents, many teachers and a large number of students. Every
one of us in this planet creates a page in human history irrespective of who he/she is. I realize my
experience is a small dot in human life, but that dot has a life and light. This light, let it light many lamps.
My best wishes to all of you on this occasion of Teachers' Day. Thank you.

Did you know ?


India also celebrates the birthday of Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan, former President and
Vice-President and great statesman, as "Teachers' Day".
Born on September 5, 1888, at Tiruttani, 40 miles to the north-east of Madras,
Radhakrishnan grew to become the most famous Indian teacher and philosopher of all
times. In his honour, this day is celebrated as Teacher's Day.
He was also the Vice-President of India from 1952-1962. He held the office of the
Chancellor, University of Delhi, before taking over as the President of India in May 1962.

Indian Teacher's Day


History
India has been celebrating Teacher's Day on 5th September, since 1962. The day commemorates the birthday of Dr
Sarvepalli Radhakhrishnan, a philosopher and a teacher par excellence, and his contribution towards Indian
education system. Dr Radhakhrishnan believed that "teachers should be the best minds in the country". On this day,
we gratefully remember the great educationist, apart from honoring all the teachers that have made our life much
more knowledgeable and fulfilled, as serving as our beacons of light.

The birthday of Dr Sarvepalli Radhakhrishnan came to be celebrated as Teacher's Day when, one day, some of his
students and friends requested him to allow them to celebrate his birthday. In reply, Dr. Radhakrishnan said, "instead
of celebrating my birthday separately, it would be my proud privilege if September 5th is observed as Teacher's day".
From then onwards, Dr. Radhakrishnan's birthday is observed as Teacher's Day all across India.

Teachers' Day is very important for all the people in India, as the teachers act as foundation for creating responsible
citizens and good human beings. It is impossible to imagine our lives without teachers. They are the cornerstone of
our future. We can never thank our teachers enough for their immense contribution in our life. Teacher's Day is
celebrated to show our acknowledgement and recognition of the hard work put in by our teachers towards our
development.

Schools all over India celebrate Teacher’s Day by allowing the senior students to pose as teachers for a day. It is a
fun-filled activity, which is enjoyed by both the acting teachers and their junior students. On this day, students bring
gifts for their most admired teachers as well. It is an equally special day for teachers, as they get to know how much
they are liked and appreciated by their students. Gifts to teachers include flowers, greeting cards and other items.
Some students also write poems and messages for teachers.

Students look forward to Teacher’s Day with a lot of anticipation, for the sheer spirit of the occasion. Acting as
teachers, they get a fair idea of the responsibility, so efficiently burdened by their teachers. It requires a lot of hard
work and dedication to be a good teacher and earn the fondness of the students at the same time. Teachers, on this
day, are reminded of their school days and feel nostalgic. All in all, it is celebration mode for everyone!

A teacher is someone who is the mentor of your life. Right from the nursery teacher who taught you to identify the
alphabets to the one who was your project guide at your PhD. a teacher has been the guiding force of your life.
He/She is the one who made you the expert of the subject you are and also, been the motivational factor behind your
success. As a student, we often fail to identify the contribution of our teachers in your life but later in life, we realize
his/her importance at every milestone of life. So, if getting a chance one must not forget to identify and appreciate the
efforts which a teacher puts in giving a direction to your life. On the occasion of teachers’ day, commemorate the
efforts of your teachers in various ways. We are listing below some of the teachers’ appreciation day ideas. Read
these appreciation ideas for Teachers' Day and you will know how to appreciate your teachers.
How To Appreciate Your Teachers

Write for Your Teacher


Write poems, letters, or notes of appreciation and leave them in teachers' mailboxes. Read them at morning
assembly or in the claasroom.

Organize Breakfast
A day before Teachers’ Day, order coffee and breakfast items, for your teachers. Arrive in the school early. Receive
the foodstuff yourself in the morning and set up the whole breakfast before your teacher's arrival.

Prepare Souvenirs
Print your teacher's names on coffee mugs, T-shirts, schoolbags, etc or to commemorate the efforts put in by your
teachers.

Make Notes
Write teachers notes like "Well done", "Thank You"," You Are The Best", "You Are Appreciated", etc. Put them on the
desk of your teacher before he/she comes to the class.

Activities after School


Plan a party for teachers at the end of the school day. Organize some light games and provide refreshments.

Decorations
Decorate the staff room and the hallways of the school for Teacher's Appreciation Day.

Red Carpet
Create your own Walk of Fame for your teachers. Get a piece of red carpet or put red butcher paper down in the
entry hall. Make gold stars with a teacher's name on each, and have the school meet the teachers as they arrive one
morning.

Flower Shower
Make a student stand at the entry gate before the teacher's arrival. Shower the teachers with flowers when they enter
the school.

Say Thank You Differently


Prepare a group of twenty students. Write the phrase ‘THANKS FOR A GREAT YEAR!’ with each letter on a separate
piece of paper. Now attach one letter on the front side of one student. Arrange the students in a horizontal line at the
entry gate to form the complete phrase. Make sure all this is done before the teachers start coming.

E-mail
During computer class, send your teachers thank you notes via e-mail. When he comes up to you to say thanks, gift
him with a wonderful flower bouquet.

Dress Up
On Teacher Appreciation Day, dress up as your favorite teacher. Ask him/her to take sometime off and take the class
that he/she was supposed to take. But, don't forget to take prior permission from your principal for this.

Thank you Messages for Teachers


Teachers are one of the greatest people whom you can
across in your life. They are not only the selfless givers but also the mentors of your life. At every step of your life, you
come cross teachers who devote their entire life in the enlightenment of students like you. For sure, teachers’
definition can’t be limited to a subject teacher because anyone who guides you in your life is a teacher. Many a times
in life, you feel like thanking your teacher but you do not find a proper occasion. So this teachers’ day commemorate
your teachers’ efforts and thank him for being the guiding light in your life. You can express your gratitude for your
teacher with the help of Teacher's Day messages. They are a kind of "Thank You" messages for teachers. Read the
following messages to thank teachers.

Teachers’ Day Messages

• You are the best Teacher in this world. Wherever I may go in my life, I will always remember that I had an
excellent guide in the form of a teacher, you.

• I found guidance, friendship, discipline and love, everything, in one person. And that person is you (name of
your teacher)

• Without you, we would have been lost. Thank you teacher for guiding us, inspiring us and making us what
we are today.

• We will always be thankful to you for all the hard work and efforts you have put in, for educating us.

• You are not only our teacher. Rather, you are friend, philosopher and guide, all molded into one person. We
will always be grateful to you for your support.

• I may not say it always. But, I mean it whenever I say it. Thank You Teacher for all the things you have done
for us.

• You have been the mentor of life. Though I did not realize it earlier. Now it feels great to have someone who
guided me to the right track in life. Happy Teacher’s Day!

• Thanks for being my teacher and guiding me towards the right path of life. I am grateful to you teacher!

• With a great teacher like you, I was sure that life would be a successful journey but I never knew you will
also make the journey to success such a cakewalk. I can’t express my gratitude Sir!

• You have been more than a teacher- a mentor, guide, and philosopher! Thanks for blessings me.

• Success is your blessing, teacher. I would always be thankful to you.

• Best of me, reminds me of you. Happy Teachers’ Day!

• Life is a journey and your words have been a guiding light throughout. Happy Teachers’ Day!

• Teacher you have always shown us the right way. Whatever little we have achieved in your life is because
of you only. Thanks for being our guide and mentor. Happy Teachers’ Day!

Teacher's Day Activities


Teachers play an important role in the growth of students. The festival known as Teacher's seeks to celebrate this
unparalleled contribution made by teachers, in the life of their students. The ceremonious occasion is celebrated in
different ways at different places. Some of the usual activities performed on this occasion are dance, drama, mimicry
of teachers, games, competitions, thanks giving, etc. Sometimes, students play the role of teachers and teachers play
the role of students, which adds fun element to the celebrations. The day gives the students an opportunity to show
respect and love to their teachers. Both teachers and students enjoy the occasion with equal enthusiasm. It gives
them an opportunity to come closer to each other and have a strong bonding. Given below are some fun activities for
Teacher's Day.

Teacher Day Activity Ideas

• Songs: One of the best forms of entertainments is either singing or listening to songs. You may organize
singing competitions on Teacher's Day, and give away attractive prizes to the winners. Yet another option is
to dedicate a group song as well, to your teachers.

• Dance: Organizing dance competition on Teacher's Day is popular in many schools and colleges. You may
also organize dance performances (classical or non classical) in your educational institution. The talented
students in your school/college would be delighted to grab the golden opportunity to showcase their talent.

• Drama: if you are planning to throw a party for your teacher, on the special occasion, dramatic activities can
form a part of the celebrations. Such an activity would give the students a wonderful opportunity to show
their acting skills, while participating in drama.

• Mimicry Of Teachers: There are many students who imitate teachers, whether as harmless fun or to be
just like them. While imitating teachers, they try to enact their way of communication, facial expressions
teacher, etc. Imitating teachers can form a funny part of your celebrations as well, where teachers also
enjoy watching their 'replicas' on stage.

• Games: Games, both indoor and outdoor, can be organized on Teacher's Day. You may organize cricket
and football games, carom competitions or even scrabble contest, with students and teachers participating
in them. make sure to keep prizes for winners.

• Chatting: There are very rare moments, when students and teachers sit at the same platform and get to
indulge in an informal chat. Teacher's Day is an occasion when students and teachers can have free flowing
discussions, whether about each other's positive and negative traits or academic thoughts.

• Thanksgiving: Teacher's Day is a chance for the students to extend their gratitude towards their teachers.
On the occasion, you may show your thankfulness to your teachers, by delivering speeches, dedicating
quotes, organizing parties, etc.

• Honoring Teachers: Some of the schools and colleges reward the teachers for their invaluable efforts
towards the betterment of the students. You may also organize an award function, wherein you may honor
your teachers with titles, best suited for their role in the institution.
Teachers Day Speech Tips

• First, you need to decide on the duration of your Teacher's Day speech. You can conclude it in as less time
as five minutes or stretch it to as much as half an hour. However, it is the best to stick to a duration of 10 to
15 minutes, which gives you enough time to applaud your teacher, but doesn't make the speech too long
and boring.
• You can include the famous quotes and sayings on teachers, in your Teacher's Day speech. However, do
make sure that the quotes pertain to the particular train of thought that you are following in the speech and
do not look as if they have been added just for the heck of it. So, be very careful while choosing the quotes
and sayings that will form a part of your speech.

• You also need to decide on the flow of your speech i.e. how will the quotes and sayings will be included in
the speech, what will be the opening paragraph and how will your conclude the speech. A good idea is to
start the speech with a quote and end with it applause for the teachers and gratitude for the role that they
play in a student's life.

• If you want, you can include in the speech a small description about your relationship with a particular
teacher and quote an incident that you specifically remember, where your teacher came to your rescue. It
will add a personal touch to the speech.

• Though many people tend to overlook it, the speaker's voice modulation and the speed at which he/she
delivers the speech are also very important. Remember, you need to maintain a moderate speed, where
you speak neither too slow nor too fast. The pitch of your voice should be pleasing to the ears.
Couch Game
Teacher's Day is a wonderful occasion to have a lot of fun with teachers. You may throw enthralling parties to your
teachers and reward them with various titles. You may also arrange interesting activities, to boost up the party spirits
in your guests. Ensure that no one sits idle or leaves the place just by becoming a spectator.

Dumb Charade
Since celebrating Teacher's Day has now become a customary in many countries, partying on the day is nothing new
to teachers and students in schools or colleges. On the day, enthralling partiers are thrown for teachers by students.
The event largely consists of interesting games and activities including song and dance competitions, mimicry of
teachers etc.

Guest at the Party


Are you planning to host a party for Teacher's Day? If yes, then you would have to lay a well-formulated plan, so that
everything fits into place and the mood is not spoiled at the party. Since it is a Teacher's Day party, you would want to
break all the barriers between teachers and their students and encourage interaction between them. For the purpose,
you may arrange games that demand everyone's presence.

Musical Chair
On Teacher's Day, teachers get an opportunity to share their views and opinion about many things, apart from
studies, with their students. It gives them the opportunity to share some lighthearted moments with their students,
whom they know only as disciples who take tests and lessons from them. To make the day a memorable one, you
may arrange some interesting games and activities.

Pass the Cushion


Teacher's Day gives a nice chance for the teachers and students to come out of the four walls of classroom and
interact with each other. The students get to know many things about their teachers. On the other hand, teachers let
loose their serious attitude of an instructor and reveal the other (playful) side of their personality.
Personal life and background
[edit] Early Life and Education
Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan was born into a middle class family at Tirutani in Tamil Nadu state, a
town in Madras Presidency, British India, 64 km to the northwest of Madras (now Chennai). His
early years were spent in Tirutani and Tirupati. His father was a subordinate revenue official in
the service of a local Zamindar (landlord). His primary education was at Primary Board High
School at Tirutani. In 1896 he was shifted to the Hermansburg Evangelical Lutheral Mission
School at Tirupati.[1]
Radhakrishnan went through most of his education on scholarships. He joined the Voorhee's
College in Vellore but switched to the Madras Christian College at the age of 17. He graduated
with a Master's degree in Philosophy from the Madras Christian College in 1906, being one of its
most distinguished alumni.[2] Radhakrishnan wrote his thesis for the M.A. degree on "The Ethics
of the Vedanta and its Metaphysical Presuppositions".[3] He was afraid that his M.A. thesis, "The
Ethics of the Vedanta" would offend his philosophy professor, Dr. A.G. Hogg. Instead, Dr. Hogg
commended Radhakrishnan on doing an excellent job. Radhakrishnan's M.A. thesis was
published when he was only 20. Philosophy was not his personal choice, but seemingly an
accident. A cousin of his who had graduated from the same college handed over to him the
textbooks in philosophy. As Radhakrishnan was poor at this juncture of his life, this incident
decided his future career.[4][5] Later on he felt deep interest in his subject and wrote many
acclaimed works on philosophy, both eastern and western.
[edit] Marriage
Radhakrishnan was married to Sivakamu, a distant cousin, in 1904 at the age of 16. His bride
was then only 10 years old. The marriage was a traditional Indian arranged marriage. They had
five daughters and a son, Sarvepalli Gopal

[edit] Career
In 1914, in a strange twist of fate, Radhakrishnan met Srinivasa Ramanujan, the mathematical
genius. Srinivasa was leaving for Cambridge for studies and had come to seek Radhakrishnan's
blessings because a goddess came in his dream and told him to do so before undertaking the trip.
The two never met again.
In 1918, Radhakrishnan was selected as Professor of Philosophy by the University of Mysore.
By that time, he had written many articles for journals of repute like The Quest, Journal of
Philosophy and the International Journal of Ethics. He completed his first book "The Philosophy
of Rabindranath Tagore." He believed Tagore's philosophy to be the "genuine manifestation of
the Indian spirit." Radhakrishnan's second book, "The Reign of Religion in Contemporary
Philosophy" was published in 1920.
In 1921, he was appointed as a professor in philosophy to occupy the King George V Chair of
Mental and Moral Science at the University of Calcutta. Radhakrishnan represented the
University of Calcutta at the Congress of the Universities of the British Empire in June 1926 and
the International Congress of Philosophy at Harvard University in September 1926. In 1929,
Radhakrishnan was invited to take the post vacated by Principal J. Estlin Carpenter in
Manchester College, Oxford. This gave him the opportunity to lecture to the students of the
University of Oxford on Comparative Religion. For his services to education, he was knighted by
the British Government in 1931, but did not use the title in personal life preferring instead his
academic title 'Doctor'. He was the Vice-Chancellor of Andhra University from 1931 to 1936. In
1936, Radhakrishnan was named Spalding Professor of Eastern Religions and Ethics at the
University of Oxford, and was elected a Fellow of All Souls College. In 1939, Pt. Madan Mohan
Malaviya invited him to become Vice-Chancellor of Banaras Hindu University. He continued as
its Vice-Chancellor till January, 1948. When India became independent in 1947, Radhakrishnan
represented India at UNESCO, and was later Ambassador of India to the Soviet Union, from
1949 to 1952. He was also elected to the Constituent Assembly of India.
Radhakrishnan was elected as the first Vice President of India in 1952.[6] In 1956, his wife
Sivakamamma died. They were married for over 51 years.[6] He was elected as the second
President of India (1962-1967). When he became President, some of his students and friends
requested him to allow them to celebrate his birthday, 5 September. He replied,
"Instead of celebrating my birthday, it would be my proud privilege if 5 September is observed as
Teachers' Day."
His birthday has since been celebrated as Teachers' Day in India.[7]Radhakrishnan along with
Ghanshyam Das Birla and a few other Social Workers in pre independence era formed
Krishnarpan Charity Trust.

[edit] Philosophy
Radhakrishnan argued that Western philosophers, despite all claims to objectivity, were biased
by theological influences of their own culture.[8] He wrote books on Indian philosophy according
to Western academic standards, and made Indian philosophy worthy of serious consideration in
the West. In his book "Idealist View of Life" he has made a powerful case for the importance of
intuitive thinking as opposed to purely intellectual forms of thought. He is well known for his
commentaries on the Prasthana Trayi namely, the Bhagavadgita, the Upanishads and the Brahma
Sutra.
He was elected as a Fellow of the British Academy in 1938. He was awarded the Bharat Ratna in
1954, and the Order of Merit in 1963. He received the Peace Prize of the German Book Trade in
1961, and the Templeton Prize in 1975, a few months before his death. He donated the entire
Templeton Prize amount to Oxford University. The Oxford University instituted the
Radhakrishnan Scholarships in 1989 which was later renamed the Radhakrishna Chevening
Scholarships in his memory.
For recent biographies, see Robert Minor's: "Radhakrishnan, a religious biography" or Sarvepalli
Gopal's:"Radhakrishnan;a biography".


It is not God that is worshipped but the authority that claims to speak in His name. Sin
becomes disobedience to authority not violation of integrity. ”

The Guru is the one who dispels the darkness and brings us into light. Once the Guru has
accepted us and we become her disciples, we slowly start imbibing her qualities. Without a
Guru,an aspirant cannot move ahead with his spiritual practices. Sadhaks are like seeds
whom the guru lovingly nurtures by giving the water of deeksha & the sunlight of gyan and
creates favourable conditions for them, so that the tree of their spirituality can grow to
fruition without any badhas. The guru brings out the good qualities in us, which have been
lying dormant since many lives. The guru gives shelter to the plants symbolizing our
spirituality which are wilting in the sun.
Our situation is like the person who has read about a place in a book but has never visited
it. The Guru has actually visited the place and has direct experience of Brahman, which,
she in her grace, agrees to pass on to us. Being in the saniddhya of the Guru accelerates our
spiritual development. Gurumaa has ignited the spark of spirituality in me and I have the
confidence that she will watch over me till this spark blazes into the fire of truth. It is
possible to attain wisdom in one lifetime through the grace of the Guru. But, certain
conditions apply. The sadhak has to totally surrender to the Guru and follow her in word
and spirit.
We would always like to be at the feet of the master but some of us will have to remain in
the world and fulfil our responsibilities. Even while being away from the Guru, I can
continue my practices, and experience the blessings of Gurumaa in all that I do. The Guru
may ask us to do seva which we may not find very conducive, but we must consider it as a
test which we must pass in the school of spirituality. Gurumaa is preparing us for further
advanced tests in life. But we must have total faith in her love and guidance.
An unlit lamp can only be lighted by a lamp that is already lit. In the same way, it requires
an illuminated soul or a ‘bodhi prapt’ soul as Gurumaa says, to enlighten another soul.
Gurumaa laughingly says,’I will kill you’. She means that she will kill our ego, which is the
greatest impediment on our spiritual path. God sends the Guru to guide us, when he finds
us yearning for a Guru. ‘When the student is ready, the teacher appears.’ The Guru tears
the veil of ignorance from our eyes, which we keep covered with our worldly desires. The
Grace of God takes on the form of the Guru.
According to the Advayataraka Upanishad, ‘the syllable gu means shadows, the syllable ru
who disperses them. Because of the power to disperse darkness, the guru is so named.’ In
the Bhagvad Gita, Lord Krishna speaks to Arjun to ‘acquire the transcendental knowledge
from a Self-realized master by humble reverence, by sincere inquiry, and by service. The
wise ones who have realized the Truth will impart the Knowledge to you.’
Sant Kabir relegated the Guru to a level higher than God by saying,’Guru Govind dou
khade, kake lagu paaye, balihari Guru apki, jin Govind diyo dikhaye.’ (The couplets of
Kabir have been sung by Gurumaa in her melodious voice and can be heard on ‘Kahe
Kabira’ CDs and cassettes which can be obtained online on www.gurumaa.com or
www.mysticamusic.com. These are also available at Gurumaa Centres located in various
cities and towns in India.
It is our great fortune that we have found a Guru like Gurumaa. I can only say,’Gurur
Brahma, Gurur Vishnu, Gurur Devo Maheshwarah, Gurur shaakshaat Param Brahma,
tasmai Shri Guruve Namah!’ Our Guru is a powerhouse of spiritual magnetic energy and
we are the bulbs which can be ignited with this energy! However, each one of us must be
worthy of receiving this tremendous flow of energy. A cup cannot be filled unless it is
empty! So we must empty ourselves of all negative qualities so that we can receive the cup
of nectar in the form of the Grace our Guru is offering us.

The Need of Guru


Ram Tajun Mein Guru Ko Na Bisarun,
Guru Ke Sam Hari Ko Na Niharun,
Hari Ne Janam Diyo Jagamahi,
Guru Ne Aavagamana Chutaayi,
Hari Ne Paanch Chor Diye Saakha,
Guru Ne Layin Chuddaye Anaatha,

Ram Tajun Mein Guru Ko Na Bisarun,


Guru Ke Sam Hari Ko Na Niharun,

Hari Ne Rog Bhog Uljhaayo,


Guru JOgi Karai Sabhay Chuddayo,
Hari Ne Karma Marma Bharamaayo,
Guru Ne Atam Roop Lakhaiyo,

Ram Tajun Mein Guru Ko Na Bisarun,


Guru Ke Sam Hari Ko Na Niharun,

Hari Ne Mohson Aap Chipaayo,


Guru Deepak Lay Taahi Dikhayo,
Charan Daas Par Tan Man Vaarun,
Guru Nata Jyun, Hari Ko Taji Daarun

Ram Tajun Mein Guru Ko Na Bisarun,


Guru Ke Sam Hari Ko Na Niharun
Ram Tajun Mein Guru Ko Na Bisarun,
Guru Ke Sam Hari Ko Na Niharun,

Mein Ram(God) ko taj(tyaag) doonga lekin Guru ko nahi bisra (bhula) sakta
Guru itne mahan hain ki , Hari(God) ki samanta Guru se nahi ho sakti H

Hari Ne Janam Diyo Jagamahi,


Guru Ne Aavagamana Chutaayi,
Hari Ne Paanch Chor Diye Saakha,
Guru Ne Layin Chuddaye Anaatha,

Hari Ne To Sansar Mein Janam Diya(Aana Jaana Lagayaa)


Guru Ne aavagaman chudaya (Moksh Dilwaya)
Hari ne to paanch chor saathi diye (paanch indriyan)
Guruji ne mujh anath ko un panch choron se chudaaya

Ram Tajun Mein Guru Ko Na Bisarun,


Guru Ke Sam Hari Ko Na Niharun,

it is defined above.

Hari Ne Rog Bhog Uljhaayo,


Guru JOgi Karai Sabhay Chuddayo,
Hari Ne Karma Marma Bharamaayo,
Guru Ne Atam Roop Lakhaiyo,
Hari Ne vyasan/Bimari (Rog) aur Bhog-Vilaas mein uljhaaya
Guru Ne Yoga ka yatan kar ke Rog aur Bhog se chutkara dilaya
Hari ne Karm aur uske marm(bhed) me bharmaaya jab ki Guru ne Atam Darshan karvaaya-
Atam Gyan Diya

Ram Tajun Mein Guru Ko Na Bisarun,


Guru Ke Sam Hari Ko Na Niharun,
Defined above

Hari Ne Mohson Aap Chipaayo,


Guru Deepak Lay Taahi Dikhayo,
Charan Daas Par Tan Man Vaarun,
Guru Nata Jyun, Hari Ko Taji Daarun

Hari ne khud ko mujhse chupaaye


Guru ne gyan ka deepak jalaa kar mujko uske darshan karwaaye
Baba Charandasji keh rahen hain ki Guru ke saath mera aisa naata hai ki hari ko tyaag kar
mein Guru ke upar apna sarvashv(tan aur man) niyochavar kar doon.

Ram Tajun Mein Guru Ko Na Bisarun,


Guru Ke Sam Hari Ko Na Niharun
The Guru ki mahanta ke baare mein kaha ja raha hai.
Kabirdasji Ka jag mashoor doha bhi yahi kahta hai

GURU GOVIND DOU KHADE KAKE LAGOON PAAYE


BALIHARI GURU APNE GOVIND DIYO BATAAYE.

Guru aur Govind Done saamne khade hain kiske paon padun,
bahut soch kar Kabirji ne Guru ke panv chookar kaha:-
'Guruji aapki balihari hun kyonki aapne hi mujhe bataaya ke ye GOVIND HAIN. Guru is a
window who provides the first glimpse of eternity. The Guru is like a
door through which one crosses into the transcendental world of truth.
The Guru is a friend who sees himself in us and knows the possibilities
which are lying as seeds in us. The Guru is the compassionate one who
loves us for no reason and is never judgmental.
The Master never claims that he is god and others are not; on the
contrary the master gives us hope that we are similar to him, very much
like him with this little difference - we are not aware of who we are and
the Guru knows who he is. Knowledge can be gained from books but
true knowing happens with the master alone. Guru is not a
Sri Guru Paduka Puja Vidhih

Sri Ganesha DhyAnam:


Light an oil lamp, offer salutations, and contemplate on Lord Ganesha, while chanting the
following sloka.

S`uklAmbaradharam vishNum sashi varNam chaturbhujam


Prasannavadanam dhyAyet, sarva vignopa shAntaye||

Achamanam:

Make a hollow of the right palm by bending all fingers except the thumb and the small finger.
Take a little water in that hollow and sip it chanting the mantras below.

Aum KeshavAya Namah


Aum NArAyanAya Namah
Aum MAdhavAya Namah

Wash the right palm with water. Touching the right ear with right palm, say:

Aum GovindAya Namah

Digbandhah:

Move the right hand in the air around the head with the index finger pointing out saying:

Aum BhUrbhuvas-suvah

Sankalpah:

Take a little water and a tulasi leaf in the right palm. Let the palm rest on the right knee. Cover it
with the left palm and chant the following mantra:

Aum mamopAtta samasta duritakshaya dvAra,


Sri parameshwara preetyartham, asmin subha muhurte
jnAna sevA kaushala siddhyartham ca, sri guruprasAdasiddhyartham ca,
sri guru pAdukA pujAm karishye||

Pour the tulasi leaf down through the finger tips.

GhanTa-nAdah:

Ringing the bell, chant:

AgamArtham tu devAnAm, gamanArtham tu rakshasAm


Kurve ghantAravam tatra, devatAhvAna-lakshaNam||

Sri Ganapati Smaranam

Fold hands and chant:


Vakratunda mahAkAya kotisoorya samaprabha
Nirvighnam Kurume deva sarva kAryeshu sarvadA||

Sri Saraswati Smaranam

Saraswati namastubhyam varade kAmaroopini


vidhyArambham karishyAmi siddhir bhavatu me sadA

Sri Guru Smaranam

Gurur brahma, gururvishnuh , gururdevo maheshwarah


Gurureva param brahma tasmai sree gurave namah||

Abhishekah:

Give bath to padukas, chanting purusha suktam or Guru stotram. After that, wipe them with a
clean, soft cloth. Apply sandal and kum-kum to the padukas and offer akshata and flowers.

Archana:

Take flowers/tulsi leaves and make them touch your heart. Offer them at the padukas, chanting
108 names of pujya Gurudeva.

Dhoop/Deepa:

Light the incense, show it to padukas, ring the bell while doing so.

Aum Sri Sainatha sadgurave namah , Dhoopam AghrApayAmi,


Aum Sri Sainatha sadgurave namah, deepam sandarshayAmi

Neivedyam:

Sprinkle a little water on the ground in front of the altar, chanting OM. Place the neivedyam on it
and chant the following by moving the right hand from the neivedyam to the padukas.

Aum prAnaya svAhA


Aum apAnAya svAhA
Aum vyAnAya svAhA
Aum udAnAya svAhA
Aum samAnAya svAhA
Aum brahmane svAhA

Arati:

Light up camphor, stand up, take the decorated arati thali in the right hand, move it in clock-wise
manner, showing to the altar, ring the bell with the left hand simultaneously and chant:

Aum rAjAdhirAjAya prasahyasAhine…


Put the plate down. Hold both the palms in the vicinity of the flame and touch your eyes. Offer
salutations.

Pradakshina Namaskarah:

Stand and move around yourself thrice in the clock-wise direction with joined palms chanting:

yAni kAni cha pApAni janmAntarakrtAni cha


tAni tAni vinashyanti pradakshina pade pade

Arpanam:

Take water in your right palm and chant:

kAyena vAchA manasendriyair vA


buddhyAtmanA vA prakrteh svabhAvAt
karomi yadyad sakalam parasmai
nArAyanAyeti samarpayAmi

Prarthana:

Aum sarveshAm svastir bhavatu


SarveshAm shAntir bhavatu
SarveshAm poornam bhavatu
SarveshAm mangalam bhavatu

Aum sarve bhavantu sukhinah


Sarve santu nirAmayAh
Sarve bhadrAni pashyantu
Ma kschid dukkha bhAg bhavet

Aum asato mA sad gamaya


Tamaso mA jyotir gamaya
Mrtyor mAmrutam gamaya

Shanti Mantra:

Aum poornamdah poornamidam poornAt poornamudachyate


Poornasya poornamAdAya poornamevA vasishyate
Aum shanti shanti shantih||

...............
Aum Sai Ram.
Courtesy- Nandini
subhasrini:
Guru Paduka Panchakam

Guru Paduka Panchakam


[The pentad praising sandals of Guru]
By Adi Shankara Bhagawat Pada
Translated by P. R. Ramachander

[These five verses is supposed to have been sung ay the Bhagawat Pada when he went first to
meet his Guru Govinda Bhagawat Pada in the banks of Narmada. He has also written another
stotra called Guru Paduka stotram.]

Jagajjanisthe ma layalayabhyam,
Aganya punyodhaya bhavithabhyam,
Thrayee sirojatha nivedithabhyam,
Namo nama Guru padukabhyam. 1
Salutations and salutations to the sandal of the Guru,
Which is the cause creation, upkeep and destruction of all the worlds,
Which can be attained only through limitless amount of good deeds,
And which is being talked about the Vedanthas.

Vipathamasthamo vikarthanabhyam,
Visishta sampathiha vivardhanabhyam,
Nama janasesha visesham dhabhyam,
Namo nama Guru padukabhyam. 2
Salutations and salutations to the sandal of the Guru,
Which is the sun, which dispels the darkness of dangers,
Which increases more and more invaluable wealth,
And which blesses attainments on people who worship it.

Samastha dustharka kalanka banga,


Panodhana prouda jalashayabhyam,
Nirasrayabhyam nikhilasrayabhyam,
Namo nama Guru padukabhyam. 3
Salutations and salutations to the sandal of the Guru,
Which is the water in the lake that washes and cleans,
The stained knowledge created by false arguments,
Which is not dependent on any other thing,
And which is depended upon by every other thing.

Thaprayadhithya kararthithanam,
Chayamayeebhyam aathiseethalbhyam,
Aapanna samrakshana deekshithabhyam,
Namo nama Guru padukabhyam. 4
Salutations and salutations to the sandal of the Guru,
Which provides shade which is very cool,
To those burnt by the three types of sufferings,
And which has assumed protection of those affected,
By dangers as its primary duty.

Yatho giro aaprapya diya samastha,


Hriya nivrutha samameva nithya,
Thabhyamajesachyutha bhavithabhyam,
Namo nama Guru padukabhyam. 5
Salutations and salutations to the sandal of the Guru,
Which makes all knowledge retreat with shame,
When it tries to logically describe its greatness,
And which is being praised by Brahma, Vishnu and Shiva.

Ye paduka panchakamadarena ,
Padanthi nithyam prayatha prabhathe,
Thesham gruhe nithya nivasa sheela,
Sri desikendrasya kadaksha Lakshmi. 6
The king of teachers will live in their houses
And the mother of wealth will grace it with her glance
In the houses of those who read this pentad on sandals,
Daily morning with devotion.

JaiSaiRam
Anupam:
Subhasriniji I would be Thankful if you could post Guru Paduka Pujan and Guru Paduka
Panchakam in Sanskrit/Hindi also
subhasrini:

SaiRam Anupam ji,

I am happy that you wanted the below Guru Paduka Puja and Guru Panchakam in hindi. I will
try to get it . Kindly give me sometime. Thanks!

Sai bless you.

JaiSaiRam

Quote from: Anupam on June 12, 2009, 07:18:18 AM

Subhasriniji I would be Thankful if you could post Guru Paduka Pujan and Guru Paduka
Panchakam in Sanskrit/Hindi also

Anupam:
SaiRam Subhasriniji,
My heartfelt gratitude to you for posting the Great Guru Paduka Pujan and Guru Panchakam, and
getting it in Hindi/Sanskrit as it would be easy to read clearly.

Thanks a lot, SAI SHOWER ALL HIS BLESSINGS ON THE KIND SOULS LIKE YOU.

Jai Sai Ram

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