National Teachers’ Day 2020: Teachers’ Day is an extraordinary day for the valuation for teachers, tutors, advisors, and professors. It incorporates celebrations to respect them for their unique commitments in a specific field, or the community in general. The dates of this day may vary according to different countries. Thus, India celebrates its Teachers’ Day on 5th of September every year.
In India, a Guru or teacher owns a special position in the culture, civilization, and society. There is a Guru Mantra in Sanskrit that Indians believe or follow:
“Gurur Brahma Gurur Vishnu Gurur Devo Maheshwaraha
Guru Saakshaat ParaBrahma Tasmai Sri Gurave Namaha”
MEANING: The mantra defines Guru or teacher as Lord Brahma because he is the Creator. Guru is the Preserver like Lord Vishnu and Guru is Lord Maheshwara who is the Destroyer. Therefore, Guru is the absolute (singular) Lord himself; Salutations to that Sri Guru.
Guru Purnima is an Indian and Nepalese celebration committed to otherworldly and scholarly educators. The celebration is commended on the full moon day (Purnima) in the Hindu month of Ashadha (June–July) in the Hindu calendar of India and Nepal. The festival is ceremonial regard to the Guru or Guru Puja.
Apart from that, teachers’ day in India is commended in remembrance of the 2nd President of India, Dr. Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan. Teacher’s Day has been praised since 1962 in regards to his birth date 5 September 1888.
On this day, teachers and students report to schools and colleges as common. Various activities of celebration takes place. Students organize programs to tribute their teachers for their role. In certain schools, senior students assume the liability of educating so as to show their thankfulness for the teachers.
It is a day in respect of teachers who provide us with knowledge and learnings. Therefore, many students offer their gratefulness to teachers in various ways. Some present gifts and cards to teachers and some read a thankful note for them. Students arrange events such as singing, dancing, and games for teachers. They also decorate the classrooms, teachers’ table and stage in honour.
How to Celebrate amid Pandemic?
In spite of the fact that everyone is adhered inside because of a pandemic this year. Even in this situation, one can celebrate Teachers’ Day safely. One can call and message their preferred teachers to wish them on this day. Send the teachers a wish, compose a letter to them or make a virtual call with your educators and batchmates to praise this day with them.
Other than these, one can make a photo collage of their teacher and post it on social media or sent message. Or else, make a video message with other classmates and send it to the respected teacher. One can also send online gifts to their teacher’s house. Dedicate a song or poem or a beautiful note thanking your teachers and their work.
- You are the most lovable teacher I have ever seen. I miss you so much! Happy Teachers’ Day!
- I am extremely lucky to have you as my teacher in life. I will never forget your gentle smile! Happy National Teachers’ Day 2020!
- You have always been an excellent educator who knew how to illuminate a soul with its light. Happy Teacher’s Day to my favorite teacher!
- Wishing you joy and happiness, you are an amazing teacher, and you only deserve the best.
- The best teachers teach from the heart, not from the book. Thank you for being a wonderful teacher. Happy Teacher’s Day!
- Happy Teacher’s Day! It has been an honor to get to learn so many things from you; thank you for inspiring me! We need more instructors like you in our schools and universities.
- All the efforts and hard work you invested to bring out the best in us can never be repaid in mere words. We can only feel grateful for having a teacher like you!
- Teacher, you have always challenged me to work hard and get good grades. I will always remember you. Happy Teacher’s Day!
- You are the spark, the inspiration, the guide, the candle to my life. I am deeply thankful that you are my teacher.
- I was lucky to have a teacher as wonderful as you are. Wishing you a Teacher’s Day that’s full of joyous moments!