Message of Honorable Governor of Sikkim Shri Ganga Prasad on the occasion of Buddha Purnima.

Message of Honorable Governor of Sikkim Shri Ganga Prasad on the occasion of Buddha Purnima.

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Raj Bhavan

Gangtok, Sikkim

MESSAGE

Honorable Governor of Sikkim, Shri Ganga Prasad has extended warm greetings to the people of Sikkim on the auspicious occasion of  Buddha Purnima.

        Honorable Governor said, “one of the holiest festivals of our Buddhist brethren worldwide, the day epitomises the compassion and benevolence of Lord Buddha and his struggle towards the salvation of mankind. The ideals of truth, non-violence, brotherhood and harmony among all sentient beings has been the guiding light for peaceful coexistence of mankind which is propagated by Lord Buddha. Today as the humanity suffers from the COVID-19 pandemic, we require to imbibe the Buddha’s teachings on unity, patience, discipline and spirit of service to mankind more than ever before to put across the hope for the entire mankind.

   May the teachings and ideals of Lord Buddha  remain the guiding force in our collective pursuits. Let us pray together on this auspicious day and strive forward  on the path of truth and righteousness, lifting ourselves above the barrier of caste creed, gender, religion and nationality.”

 

Joint Secretary (PR) to Governor                                                                                                

SKM/GOV/JS(PR)/2020/36                                           

 7th  May, 2020