Message of Honorable Governor of Sikkim Shri Ganga Prasad on the occasion of Lhabab Duechen.


Raj Bhavan

Gangtok, Sikkim




          On the auspicious occasion of Lhabab Duechen, Hon’ble Governor of Sikkim, Shri Ganga Prasad has extended warm greetings to the people of Sikkim.

          In his message Hon’ble Governor has said’ “we celebrate Lhabab Duechen to commemorate the descend of Buddha Sakyamuni from heaven back to earth following the persistent prayer and devotion of his followers. It is a festival synonym with the compassion and benevolence of Lord Buddha towards mankind. Lord Buddha’s descend to earth is thus regarded as one of his eight great deeds aimed towards the ultimate liberation of mankind from worldly illusion and falsehood.

          On this auspicious day, let us all pray that the effect of our positive actions get multiplied for the betterment and well being of all sentient beings. May the ideals and teachings of Lord Buddha continue to inspire and illuminate our lives and deeds.”