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.