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Lumbini is a Buddhist pilgrimage site in the Rupandehi district of Nepal. It is the place where Queen Mayadevi gave birth to Siddhartha Gautama, who as the Buddha Gautama founded the Buddhist tradition. The Buddha lived between roughly 563 and 483 BCE. Lumbini is one of four magnets for pilgrimage that sprang up in places pivotal to the life of the Buddha, the others being at Kushinagar, Bodh Gaya, and Sarnath. Lumbini is one of four Buddhist pilgrimage sites based on major events in the life of Gautama Buddha. Interestingly, all of the events occurred under trees. Where other three  are Bodh Gaya (enlightenment), Sarnath (first discourse), and Kushinagar (death) in India Lumbini is one of four Buddhist pilgrimage sites based on major events in the life of Gautama Buddha. Interestingly, all of the events occurred under trees. Where other three  are Bodh Gaya (enlightenment), Sarnath (first discourse), and  (death) in India It is the birth place of Lord Buddha, which  is located  about 22 km. from Bhairahawa (Siddharthanagar), below the Churia range, 24 km. south from the foothills of the Himalayas, on the western bank of Telar river in Rupandehi district of Lumbini zone in Nepal. It is about Read more

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Gautam buddha was born in NEPAL

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The Buddha who is the founder of the Buddhist religion is called Buddha Shakyamuni “Shakya” is the name of the royal family into which he was born, and “Muni” means “Able One.” Buddha Skakyamuni was born as a royal prince in 624 BC in a place called Lumbini, which is the part of Nepal. His mother’s name was Queen M Read more

Official announcement of Visit Lumbini

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Prime Minister Baburam Bhattarai formally announced the much-talked-about Visit Lumbini Year 2012 (VLY-2012) from the birthplace of Gautam Buddha on Thursday, inviting the world to work towards creating a peaceful society through Buddha’s peace message. “I formally declare the year 2012 as Visit Lumbini Year so as to make th Read more

Tilaurakot

tilaurakot

Tilaurakot was the cardinal point of the ancient Shakyan city of Kapilavastu. It is situated west to Lumbini Grove, the birthplace of Gautam Buddha. It is a village development committee in Kapilvastu District in the Lumbini Zone of southern Nepal. At the time of the 1991 Nepal census it had a population of 5684 people living in Read more

Devdaha

devdaha

The famous ancient capital of Koliya Kingdom Devdaha is located in the eastern tarai of Rupandehi district of Nepal. It is 35 km east of Lumbini, The scared birth place of lord Gautam Buddha. It is laying in the lap of Chure mountain just south of Mahabharata Range. Far north of these minor mountain ranges lie the beautiful snow Read more