President greets nation ahead of Buddha Purnima

President Pranab Mukherjee on Friday greeted the nation ahead of the auspicious occasion of Buddha Purnima.

Last Updated: May 24, 2013, 12:12 PM IST

New Delhi: President Pranab Mukherjee on Friday greeted the nation ahead of the auspicious occasion of Buddha Purnima.
In his message, Mukherjee said: "Lord Buddha`s teachings of non-violence, love and compassion are of eternal significance. He taught us the path of Right Action so that mankind may overcome its suffering."
"We must strive to make these teachings part of our daily life and tread the path of nobility in thought, word and deed. May this joyous festival of Buddha Purnima usher in peace and universal brotherhood across the world," he added.

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