Buddha Purnima is an occasion, which is celebrated as the birth anniversary of Siddhartha Gautama, who later became Gautama Buddha, the founder of Buddhism. This occasion falls on the full moon day. This occasion is a much-celebrated event which is celebrated worldwide including countries like China, India, Japan, Korea, Malaysia, Nepal, Singapore, Myanmar, Sri Lanka, Cambodia, Taiwan, Thailand, Vietnam, Indonesia, Australia, Canada, Philippines and even in the United States
Lord buddha has followers all over the world and is famous for his teachings. His teaching helped in the awakening of the people all over the world. On this sacred day the devotees visit Lord Buddha temples, light candles, pray and offer sweets to the statue of Lord Buddha.
On this sacred occasion let’s remember him for his famous teachings that change the way people see the world.
#1“Three things cannot be hidden: the sun, the moon and the truth.”
#2 “You will not be punished for your anger; you will be punished by your anger.
#3 “You can search throughout the entire universe for someone who is more deserving of your love and affection than you are yourself, and that person is not to be found anywhere. You, yourself, as much as anybody in the entire universe, deserve your love and affection.”
#4 “We are shaped by our thoughts; we become what we think. When the mind is pure, joy follows like a shadow that never leaves.”
#5 “You only lose what you cling to.”
#6 “Believe nothing, no matter where you read it, or who said it, no matter if I have said it unless it agrees with your own reason and your own common sense.”
#7 “Physical charms attract the eyes, goodness attracts the mind.”
#9 “When you like a flower, you just pluck it. But when you love a flower, you water it daily.”
#10 “A jug fills drop by drop.”
Lord Buddha teaches us to follow the path of truth and stop being selfish. He teaches us to be more humane. His teaching will be remembered forever.