2565th Buddha Jayanti is being observed today.

The word Buddha means the Sanskrit word Budha meaning awakening. Buddha is a great personality, teacher, philosopher, teacher, guide, and promoter, fully awakened from the pain of worldly attachments. Such great masters, in their discourses, helped to awaken people from worldly passions and tensions by recognizing religion and law in the world rather than saying that God created the world.

Just as there is a handbook on how to use a product or a machine and a guide on how to use it or not, so there are easy and successful handbooks on life and the world given by the Buddha. The Buddha, who taught to sow the seeds of truth and peace in the field of the heart, was born in 543 BC in the middle of a garden of sal trees in the present-day Kapilvastu district of Nepal.

Today, the world has followed the Buddha’s ideals. Buddha is the guru of the world for peace, truth, non-violence, and simplicity. The uninterrupted flow of his knowledge over 2500 years ago has given a new calm dimension to the human community.

Let’s discuss this great man Gautam Buddha today, the day of Baishakh Shukla Purnima, i.e. Buddha Jayanti. This Baishakh Shukla Purnima has great significance in the life of Gautam Buddha. His birth, enlightenment, and burial took place on the full moon day of Baishakh.

Two arguments about the birth of Shakyamuni
There are two opinions in Sinhalese and Cantonese regarding the date and date of birth of Shakyamuni. One opinion is based on writing i.e. literary work while the other opinion is based on inscription.

In Nepal, on the other hand, the date is in line with the Sinhalese vote, based on literary sources. The Sinhala vote has developed in the Sinhala island of Sri Lanka. Theravada Buddhism has been propagated in Nepal from Sri Lanka.

Therefore, according to the Sinhalese view, the date of birth of Lord Buddha is prevalent in Nepal. The Cantonese vote originated in the eastern Chinese city of Canton. Every year after Lord Buddha attained Mahaparinirvana, a dot was inscribed on the rock of a stone cave in Canton to record the year of Buddha’s Mahaparinirvana. This is called a data record. By 489, the number of such dots had reached 975.

Buddha is believed to have been born in 566 BC under Lord Shakyamuni. According to the Sinhalese view, the birth of Lord Buddha took place in AD. E. It appears to have happened before 566. Lord Buddha appears before Mahavira Jain. But according to the Cantonese opinion, BC. The date of Buddha’s birth in 566 A.D.

Today, Buddha Jayanti is celebrated in its own way from the North to the South Pole of the world, from the Dead Sea to the Marianas Trench in the Pacific Ocean, and from Benaras to Beijing. Today, Gautam Buddha is 2565 years old. Even though the physical body is destroyed, the Buddha is still present in the minds of all of us through his knowledge, words, and spiritual skills.

Buddha’s real name is Siddhartha Gautama. Legend has it that he was born 7 steps north and pointed his finger at the wind. According to this, he is believed to be the ultimate incarnation of the Supreme Spirit and God on earth.

He was bathed in a pool at birth. This pool is called Siddhartha Kunda. Prince Siddhartha Gautam’s mother Mayadevi, who was born in such a supernatural way, died tragically within 7 days of his birth.

However, the highly disciplined and dignified prince Siddhartha Gautam married Yashodhara at the age of 16. At the age of 29, Siddhartha Gautama, who is in the habit of showing deep affection to all living beings and creatures, left all comforts and set out in search of knowledge. These princes sought knowledge to alleviate the pain and suffering of human life.

The philosophy and knowledge gained by his penance after years are Buddhism. On the path to enlightenment, Siddhartha Gautama observed the condition of the sick, the wounded, the greedy, as well as the people who became monks by donating everything to others.

After that, Siddhartha Gautama, who decided to become a monk, is the greatest Gautama Buddha in the world today. Thus, searching for the cause of worldly misery, he left home at the age of 29 and took penance under a tree in a place called Bodh Gaya.

In the course of penance, the Buddha attained Samyak Samvodhi or great knowledge. In the years that followed, he shared the same knowledge. He is called Lord Buddha all over the world. Buddhism is not only an atheistic religion but also a philosophy that protects human beings from non-violence, iniquity, and untruth.

This religion is based on the teachings of Gautama Buddha and his followers under Shakyamuni. Gautama Buddha is considered to be the fourth samyak sambuddha of the present age.

More than 350 million people worldwide practice Buddhism. It is the fourth largest religion in the world. Followers of Buddhism and teachings are spread in Nepal, China, India, Sri Lanka, Burma, Thailand, Laos, Cambodia, Vietnam, Bhutan, Japan, Mongolia, Korea, and other countries.

Nepal is also called the land of peace as it is the birthplace of the Buddha’s philosophy spread all over the world. Thus, in the birthplace of the Buddha today, various countries from all over the world have built wonderful temples and monasteries.

Buddha attained Nirvana at the age of 80. He attained Mahajnana after intense penance meditation at Bodh Gaya. The collection of all the teachings and teachings of the Buddha is called the Tripitaka.

The Tripitaka describes in detail the 32 physical qualities of the Buddha. There are 84,000 sources of knowledge, including 82,000 of the Buddha and 2,000 of his leading disciples. The main philosophical principle of the Buddha is pratitya-samutpada. Basic virtues Impermanence, sorrow, and selflessness are considered to be the basic principles of the Buddha.

Gautama Buddha is considered by Hindus to be one of the ten incarnations of Lord Vishnu.
Gautama Buddha is also called the star of Asia. As Buddha was born in Nepal, the Government of Nepal has been giving public leave every year on the occasion of Buddha Jayanti.

Buddha means a great man who has attained Buddhism or recognized the ultimate truth. As North Korea unleashes a barrage of missiles around the world, discriminating on the basis of color, property, language, and geography, the Buddha’s philosophy is peacefully advocating peace.

Even if the Buddha’s knowledge is assimilated, the earth will be a wonderful planet. The world needs another Buddha, come back under Shakyamuni, bring the message of peace. Happy Buddha Jayanti.

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