This year, Buddha Purnima or Buddha Jayanti is celebrated on May 18 to mark the birth of Gautama Buddha. The auspicious occasion is celebrated across the world to celebrate Buddha Purnima. Also known as Vesak for falling in the “Baisakh” or the “Vaisakha” month, the big day is considered a public holiday in several parts of India, Sri Lanka, Malaysia, Myanmar, China, Cambodia and many South Asian countries. The day falls on the full moon day in the Hindu month of Vaisakha.

Many also believe that on this very day Buddha attained salvation or Nirvana under the Bodhi tree at Bodh Gaya. The teachings of Gautama Buddha or Siddhartha Gautama founded the religion of Buddhism, making the birth anniversary of the spiritual guru so important. To celebrate this occasion with your loved ones, wish your family and friends with quotes, SMSs, WhatsApp Messages & Facebook Messages on Buddha Purnima.

Take a look at the messages, quotes to send your families and friends:

We live in illusion and the appearance of things, There is a reality. We are that reality, When you understand this, you see that you are nothing, and being nothing, you are everything. That is all. Happy Buddha Purnima

Between Birth And Death There Is Nothing Else To Happen But Love, If You Miss Love Between Birth And Death, You Have Missed The Whole Opportunity Of Life, You May Gather Knowledge And Money And Prestige And Power, But If Have Missed Love Then You Have Missed The Real Door. Happy Buddha Purnima

Pay no attention to the faults of others, things done or left undone by others. Consider only what by oneself is done or left undone. Happy Buddha Purnima

On Buddha Jayanti Wishing that you find, Rays of hope And your life is enlightened By the divine graces, Of Lord Buddha. Happy Buddha Purnima

Buddham Sharanam Gachami, Om Mani Padme Hum, May Lord Buddha Enlighten You On The Path Of Love, Peace And Truth. Happy Buddha Purnima

All that we are is the result of what we have thought, If a man speaks or acts with an evil thought, pain follows him, If a man speaks or acts with a pure thought, happiness follows him, like a shadow that never leaves him. Happy Buddha Purnima

Spread the message Of universal brotherhood And compassion far and wide Wishing you peace on Buddha Jayanti. Happy Buddha Purnima

Aroghyam Oka Goppa Varam, Santrupti Oka Goppa Sampada, Viswassam Manchi Bandhavaim, Happy Buddha Purnima

Just as treasures are uncovered from the earth, so virtue appears from good deeds, and wisdom appears from a pure and peaceful mind, To walk safely through the maze of human life, one needs the light of wisdom and the guidance of virtue. Happy Buddha Purnima

Rely on the teachings, not on the person Rely on the meaning, not on the words Rely on the real life, not on the dreams Rely on the wisdom, not on the mind inside Happy Buddha Purnima