Buddha Purnima, which marks the the birthday, enlightenment and death of Gautama Buddha, founder of Buddhism, is celebrated with great zeal and devotion across India and Eastern Asia. Buddha Purnima is also known as Buddha Jayanti or Vesak Purnima. It celebrates the basic beliefs of Buddhism - karunaa (kindness) and ahimsa (non-violence). In 2019, Buddha Purnima falls on May 18 and followers of Lord Buddha are all enthralled in the holy celebration.
We have compiled some messages and quotes that you can send to your loved ones on Buddha Purnima or Vesak Purnima today:
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!
May the full moon of Buddha Purnima steal all ills and usher in peace and awakening. Have a happy Buddha Jayanti!
On Buddha Purnima, wishing that peace and tranquility be by your side…today and always!
May Lord Buddha enlighten you on the path of peace, non-violence and truth. Happy Buddha Purnima!
May the full moon of Buddha Purnim
away the darkness of ignorance, bigotry and hatred
and herald an era of contentment
peace and enlightenment for the world!
Heartiest Greetings on this day
Happy Buddha Jayanti!!
On this auspicious day, let us pray for love, peace and harmony for all the entire world. Have a blessed Buddha Purnima!
We live in illusion and the appearance of things. There is a reality. We are that reality. When you understand this, you see that you are nothing, and being nothing, you are everything. That is all.” Happy Buddha Purnima.
Spread the message
Of universal brotherhood
Far and wide
Wishing you peace on
Wishing that you find…
Rays of hope…
And your life is enlightened…
By the divine grace…
Of Lord Buddha!
May the Lord Buddha enlighten you on the path of
Truth, love and peace.
You may gather knowledge, power, prestige and money
Happy Buddha Purnima…!
On life’s journey—Faith is nourishment,
Virtuous deeds are a shelter,
Wisdom is the light by day and Right mindfulness is the protection by night.
If a man lives a pure life, nothing can destroy him.
If he has conquered greed, nothing can limit his freedom.
May Lord Buddha’s preachings for
right attention and
help us to eradicate evil and suffering from this world.
Happy Buddha Jayanti.
Wishing you prosperity and eternal peace and happiness, today and always.
Happy Buddha Purnima!
Here are some inspirational quotes from the Buddha himself: