New Delhi | Jagran Lifestyle Desk: Buddha Purnima or Gautam Buddh Jayanti is an annual Buddhist festival that marks the birth anniversary of Gautam Buddh or Gautam Buddh, founder of Buddhism. Buddha is also considered as one of the incarnations of Lord Vishnu. The day is observed by both Hindus and Buddhists across many parts of the world. It is celebrated during the Hindi month of Vaisakh.

This day is celebrated by organising fairs near temples as 'Vesak'. It is believed that Gautam Buddh attained nirvana or enlightenment on this tree under Bodhi Tree. Taking a dip in river ganges/ Ganga is considered sacred on this day. But, due to lockdown stay at home and worship Lord Buddha.

Here are some wishes, messages and SMS to send your family and friends on this day:

Let us be grateful towards who made you meet with yourself. Here's wishing you a Happy Buddha Purnima 2020!

May Buddha Purnima's full moon today remove the darkness of ignorance from our lives and guide us to the path of peace and enlightenment! Happy Buddha Jayanti to you.

May Lord Buddha enlighten you on the path of love, peace and truth. Happy Buddha Purnima to you and your family!

May Lord Buddha destroy all sins and obstacles of our lives and guide us, always. Warm wishes to you on this auspicious day of Buddha Purnima!

May Lord Buddha guide us on the path of love, peace and truth. Happy Buddha Purnima to you and your family.

Also Read: Gautam Buddha Jayanti 2020| Date, celebrations; all you need to know about Lord Buddha


Three things cannot be long hidden: the sun, the moon and the truth. - Buddha

The mind is everything. What you think you become - Buddha

Do not dwell in the past, do not dream of the future, concentrate the mind on the present moment. - Buddha

Health is the greatest gift, contentment the greatest wealth, faithfulness the best relationship.- Buddha

Hatred does not cease by hatred, but only by love; this is the eternal rule. -Buddha

Even death is not to be feared by one who has lived wisely. -Buddha

Neither fire nor wind, birth nor death can erase our good deeds.-Buddha

Posted By: James Kuanal