Nepalese Embassy in Beijing organized Buddha Jayanti / Lumbini Day 2074 celebrating 2561 Buddha Jayanti at the Embassy of Nepal in Beijing. Welcoming the guests, Ambassador Leela Mani Paudyal informed that a grand ceremony is being organized in Lumbini, the birthplace of Shakyamuni Buddha.
The Ambassador highlighted that celebration of Buddha Jayanti is great occasion to reflect on us and draw inspiration from the profound teachings of Lord Buddha about eight paths of life. He said that the universal message of Buddha for Peace and Humility to all the creatures on earth is being more relevant today than ever.
He also called upon all the Buddhism believers from China to visit Lumbini, the holiest of the holy, the birth place of Lord Buddha at least once, in their life time.
ln the program Most Ven. Master Yan Jue,Vice President of the Buddhist Association of China said that noble teaching of Lord Buddha for compassion and wisdom and harmony as well as peace, and work for construction of the world with enduring peace and common development is important all the time. He stated that Sino-Nepal friendship enjoys long stream and deep roots and Buddhist communities among two countries have friendly exchanges and close connections.
The Program was followed by the Prayer program where Ven. Monks prayed at the Statute of Buddha in Peaceful Meditative Posture established in the embassy premises. The celebration program was attended by Ven. Monks, diplomatic communities including Ambassadors from Cambodia, Myanmar and Sri Lanka, representatives from different organizations related to culture, journalists, Nepali Community in China and embassy families.