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Buddha inspires us to work towards harmonious society: PM Modi

Buddha Purnima marks the birth anniversary of Lord Buddha, the founder of Buddhism, and the festival is celebrated around the world.

india Updated: May 10, 2017 18:21 IST
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Prime Minister Narendra Modi greeted the nation on the auspicious occasion.(PTI Photo)

On the occasion of Buddha Purnima, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday underscored the need for creating a “harmonious, just and compassionate society”.

He greeted the nation on the auspicious occasion.

“Buddha Purnima greetings to everyone. Today, we remember the exemplary ideals of Gautama Buddha. His noble thoughts will continue to guide generations,” he said in his message.

“Gautama Buddha inspires us to work towards harmonious, just and compassionate society,” he added.

Buddha Purnima marks the birth anniversary of Lord Buddha, the founder of Buddhism, and the festival is celebrated around the world.