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Buddha Purnima today

Buddha Purnima today

Today is Buddha Purnima, the biggest religious festival of the Buddhist community celebrating the birth anniversary of Gautam Buddha, reports BSS.

On the occasion, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina greeted the members of  Buddhist community.

In a messages, she said Gautam Buddha had preached the messages of non- violence, friendship and compassion throughout his life for the peace and welfare of mankind.

Establishing an ideal society though peace and harmony was his only

objective, the premier added.

Lord Buddha was born on this day of full moon in 563 BC, attained enlightenment and passed away on the same day.