New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday extended his greetings to the people on the occasion of Ashadha Poornima.
“I want to convey my greetings to all on the occasion of Ashadha Poornima today. It is also known as Guru Purnima. This is a day to remember our Gurus, who gave us knowledge. In that spirit, we pay homage to Lord Buddha,” said PM Modi.
“The eight-fold path of Lord Buddha shows the way towards the well-being of many societies and nations,” he added.
PM Modi further said that the teachings of Lord Buddha “celebrate simplicity both in thought and action,” he added.