Buddha birth anniversary marked

Buddha birth anniversary marked

There are 2 comments on the Gulf Times story from May 18, 2011, titled Buddha birth anniversary marked. In it, Gulf Times reports that:

Buddhists offer prayers at Swayambhunath during Buddha Purnima, which marks the Buddhas birthday, in Kathmandu yesterday A quiet monastery in Kathmandu became the centre of prayers and much veneration yesterday, celebrated worldwide as the 2,555th birth anniversary of the Buddha.

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Rohan

Dunedin, New Zealand

#1 May 20, 2011
Buddha born; millions of Indigenous people killed/massacred by the buddhist monks using govt forces and thugs.
Mohammed Amir

Sri Lanka

#3 May 20, 2011
Rohan wrote:
Buddha born; millions of Indigenous people killed/massacred by the buddhist monks using govt forces and thugs.
Why blame Buddha for the fault of the thugs?
Buddha never thought to kill or rape people.

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