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PM Modi to deliver keynote address on Vesak Global Celebrations on Buddha Purnima

  • Integrity Education, Delhi
  • 26, May 2021
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Prime Minister Narendra Modi will deliver the keynote address on the occasion of Virtual Vesak Global Celebrations on Buddha Purnima Wednesday morning. 
The event is being organised by the Culture Ministry in collaboration with the International Buddhist Confederation, IBC.
AIR correspondent reports, the virtual event will witness participation of all the supreme heads of the Buddhist Sanghas from around the world.
Over 50 most prominent Buddhist religious leaders from around the world will address the congregation.
Culture Minister Prahlad Singh Patel and Minister of State for Minority Affairs Kiren Rijiju will also address the event.
Buddha Purnima celebrations are being held through a virtual congregation owing to the impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic.
Vesak- Buddha Poornima, is considered the Triple Blessed Day as it celebrates Tathagata Gautam Buddha's Birth, Enlightenment and Maha Parnirvana.

Sources : News on AIR