Commemorating the birth anniversary of Lord Buddha, on Saturday, President Ramnath Kovind shared his wishes with the nation tweeting its significance and praying that Lord Buddha's message will lead our way.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi, too has shared his wishes with the nation by sharing a video portraying his connection with Buddhist monks and the various Buddhist shrines in India.
"Good wishes to all citizens on Buddha Poornima. Truth, non-violence, compassion, kindness and peace is the message shared by Lord Buddha, hope it keeps inspiring our citizens forever."
Trinamool Chief Mamata Banerjee has also shared her heartiest wishes with the nation on Buddha Poornima.
Union Minister of Home Affairs Rajnath Singh has also wished the nation hoping Lord Buddha will remain an inspiration to all.
Buddha Poornima is observed as the day Prince Siddhartha was born in Lumbini, attained enlightenment under the shade of the Bodhi Tree and also passed away as an octogenarian. Lord Buddha is widely believed to be an incarnation of Lord Mahavishnu is known for his eight-fold path ( Astangika-marga) and the four noble truths to enlightenment which he delivered in his first sermon.