Buddha Purnima SMS and Status Messages
Buddha Purnima SMS, Buddha Jayanti Status Messages
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One of the main festivals during Vaishakha month, Buddha Purnima marks the birth anniversary of Siddhartha Gautam, later known as Gautam Buddha, the founder of Buddhism. It is a popular holiday in almost every part of India and is also observed in Nepal and some south Asian countries. This festival holds a lot of importance for Buddhists, believing in reiterating the belief in Non-violence and compassion, renownedly known as Buddha Jayanti and Vesak. Look out for our specifically crafted Buddha Purnima SMS, Buddha Purnima quotes. Buddha Purnima WhatsApp Messages to wish luck to your loved ones.
This spiritual day falls on the full moon day and is known as Buddha Purnima in India. The lunar month equates to the month of April-May, on the full moon day of Vaishakha. Here in our country, Buddha is considered as one of the eighth incarnations of Lord Vishnu and believed to achieve enlightenment and nirvana at the same day. Sermons, prayers, nonstop recitations of Buddhist scriptures before the Buddha’s Statue are some of the festivities included. Flowers, candies, incense sticks, fruits etc are offered to the statue of Lord Buddha.
People as a part of their celebration sprinkle milk and scented waters on the roots of the Banyan tree popularly called the Bodhi tree and light rows of lamps around it. Sarnath in Uttar Pradesh and Bodh Gaya in Bihar are the main centers of celebration. A banyan tree, popularly known as the Bodhi tree is the sacred trees for all followers of Buddhism, and as a part of celebration people sprinkle milk and scented waters on the roots of the tree and burn lamps around it. The main centers of celebration are Sarnath in Uttar Pradesh and Bodh Gaya in Bihar.
In India, Buddha Purnima is celebrated by paying a visit to common Viharas. Kheer is considered as one of the most auspicious porridge on this day. The statue of Buddha is placed in a basin filled with water and decorated with flowers. People visit temples to symbolize this day as a pure and new beginning.
Buddhism believes that a person can begin to move in the right direction by taking total 'refuge'. That is by making a confession of faith in the Buddha, his teachings, and his monastic order.