Sikkim CM Extends Greetings on Buddha Purnima, Emphasizes Unity and Peace

CM Prem Singh Tamang

Sikkim Chief Minister Prem Singh Tamang extended heartfelt greetings to the people of Sikkim on the auspicious occasion of Buddha Purnima, also known as Saga Dawa. Emphasizing the significance of the occasion, he underscored the importance of unity and peace in fostering harmony and prosperity in the state.

In his message, CM Tamang conveyed his best wishes to the residents of Sikkim, urging them to reflect on the teachings of Lord Buddha and strive towards personal and collective growth. He emphasized the values of compassion, tolerance, and non-violence espoused by Buddha, highlighting their relevance in today’s world.

Buddha Purnima holds special significance for Buddhists worldwide, commemorating the birth, enlightenment, and parinirvana of Lord Buddha. It is a time for introspection, meditation, and acts of kindness, as believers seek to emulate the noble qualities exemplified by the enlightened sage.

CM Tamang reiterated his commitment to promoting the principles of Buddhism and preserving Sikkim’s rich cultural heritage. He emphasized the importance of fostering unity and understanding among people of different backgrounds and beliefs, recognizing diversity as a source of strength and resilience for the state.

As Sikkim celebrates Buddha Purnima with prayers, rituals, and cultural festivities, CM Tamang called upon the people to rededicate themselves to the values of peace, compassion, and social justice. He urged citizens to work together towards building a society based on mutual respect, equality, and inclusivity.

The Chief Minister also expressed his gratitude to the Buddhist community for their contributions to the socio-economic development of Sikkim. He acknowledged their role in promoting education, healthcare, and environmental conservation initiatives, which align with the state’s vision of sustainable development and holistic well-being.

CM Prem Singh Tamang extended warm greetings to the people of Sikkim on the occasion of Buddha Purnima, urging them to embrace the teachings of Lord Buddha and strive for unity and peace. As Sikkim celebrates this auspicious day, he called for renewed efforts to build a harmonious and inclusive society that reflects the timeless values of Buddhism.



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