New Delhi [India] Apr 30: Buddha Purnima, a holiday traditionally celebrated to commemorate the birthday of Gautam Buddha, is being observed with much devotion and spirituality at various places across the country.
"A march has been taken out in order to spread the message of peace and tranquillity throughout the world," said an organiser of the peace march.
Devotees in Allahabad's Triveni Sangam took a holy dip,
In Sarnath, people took out a peace march.
Nitish Kumar paying tributes to Lord Buddha
This is not only the day when Buddha took birth but also the day when he attained nirvana in Lumbini, Kapilvastu (currently in Nepal). (ANI)