New Delhi [India]- President Pranab Mukherjee, Vice President Mohammad Hamid Ansari and Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday greeted the nation on the occasion of Buddha Purnima, and highlighted the importance of his teachings.
In his message, President Mukherjee said that Lord Buddha is a resplendent symbol of lofty idealism and concern for humanity.
“The messages preached by Tathagatha, of compassion, non-violence and equality serve as beacon-lights for humanity in its path towards spiritual emancipation,” President Mukherjee said.
“Lord Buddha’s profound teachings of equality, love, kindness and tolerance are of increasing relevance in the present times,” he added.
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