The 2563rd Buddha Jayanti was observed amid a function at the Embassy of Nepal, Beijing this morning. The program was attended by more than a hundred participants comprising of Chinese nationals from various walks of life as well as ambassadors and diplomats and members of the Nepali community living in China.
Welcoming the guests, Ambassador Leela Mani Paudyal extended his greetings on the auspicious occasion and shed light on Gautam Buddha’s teachings for peace and harmony in the world. He highlighted the glorious tradition of cultural relations between Nepal and China including the exchange of Buddhist monks, scholars and literature, and expressed the view that such interactions have contributed greatly in promoting ties between the two countries.
Chancellor of Nepal Academy Hon. Mr. Ganga Prasad Uprety and Executive Director of Kathmandu School of Law Dr. Yubaraj Sangraula, who are in Beijing currently, and representative of Chinese Culture Translation and Studies Support Network Ms Guo Wei highlighted the importance of emulating Gautam Buddha’s teachings for human wellbeing, social harmony and world peace.
Also on the occasion, prayers were offered by Buddhist monks and participants for universal peace and harmony.
Embassy of Nepal
18 May 2019