Buddha Purnima or Vesak as it is popularly known as, commemorates the birth anniversary of Lord Buddha, and is celebrated all across the world with immense excitement and aplomb. The founder of Buddhism, Gautam Buddha, was born as Prince Siddhartha Gautama in Lumbini in modern-day Nepal in and around 563 BC. The festival falls on the full moon day of the month of Baisakh, and falls some time in the month of April or May as per the Gregorian calendar.
On this day, Buddhists residing in different parts of the world unite in their participation and celebration. Traditionally a holiday, the day is marked by Buddhists coming together and donating alms or offering prayers at temples. Along with the birth anniversary of Buddha, the day also celebrates his achievement of nirvana.
On this pious day here are some messages and greetings you can share with each other.
*May lord Buddha destroys all sins and obstacles of your life
Happy Buddha Jayanti.
*On Buddha Jayanti…
Wishing that you find…
Rays of hope…
And your life is enlightened…
By the divine graces…
Of Lord Buddha!
*Spread the message
Of universal brotherhood
far and wide
Wishing you peace on
*Do not dwell in the past, do not dream of the future, concentrate the mind on the present moment- Buddha Happy Buddha Pornima! :)
*Rely on the teachings, not on the person
Rely on the meaning, not on the words
Rely on the real life, not on the dreams
Rely on the wisdom, not on the mind inside
Happy Buddha Jayanti!
*In the burst of illumination
he discovered the meaning
of existence and became
on Buddha Jayanti…
*Between birth and death there is nothing else to happen but love.
If you miss love between birth and death,
you have missed the whole opportunity of life.
You may gather knowledge and money and prestige and power,
but if have missed love then you have missed the real door.
Happy Buddha Purnima