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PM Narendra Modi, Prez Pranab Mukherjee greet nation on Buddha Purnima

On The Occasion Of Buddha Purnima, Prime Minister Narendra Modi Greeted The Nation Through Social Messaging Site. PM Modi Said “May His Teachings Continue To Inspire Us To Create A Peace And Just Society'.

News Nation Bureau | Edited By : Pankaj Samantray | Updated on: 21 May 2016, 10:07:11 AM

New Delhi:

On the occasion of Buddha Purnima, Prime Minister Narendra Modi greeted the nation through social messaging site. PM Modi said “May his teachings continue to inspire us to create a peace and just society”.

President Pranab Mukherjee also congratulated people on the eve of Buddha Purnima, stressing on Lord Buddha’s message of love, compassion, non-violence and equality.

In his message, the President said, “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,” Mukherjee said.

The President said it should be an occasion for all of us to reiterate our belief in ahimsa (non-violence) and karuna (compassion).

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First Published : 21 May 2016, 10:02:00 AM

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