PM Modi greets nation on Buddha Purnima

With entire nation celebrating Buddha Purnima , Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday said that Gautam Buddha`s noble teachings have made an impact on millions of people over centuries.

ANI| Last Updated: May 21, 2016, 11:32 AM IST
PM Modi greets nation on Buddha Purnima

New Delhi: With entire nation celebrating Buddha Purnima , Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday said that Gautam Buddha`s noble teachings have made an impact on millions of people over centuries.

"Gautam Buddha`s noble teachings have impacted millions of people over centuries. He is the epitome of knowledge, peace and compassion. May his teachings continue to inspire us to create a peaceful and just society," Prime Minister Modi said in a tweet.

President Pranab Mukherjee has also extended his greeting to the people on the eve of Buddha Purnima, stressing on Lord Buddha`s message of love, compassion, non-violence and equality.

"On the auspicious occasion of Buddha Purnima, I convey greetings and good wishes to all my fellow citizens. The message of love, compassion, non-violence and equality preached by Lord Buddha has an ageless significance. Lord Buddha`s teachings serve as an eternal beacon light for humanity," President Mukherjee said.