Lumbini is a Buddhist Pilgrimage site located in the south west region of Nepal which is nearely 300 kms and a 8 hours journey by road from the capital city Kathmandu. It is the Place where, according to Buddhist tradition, Queen Maya Devi gave birth to Siddhartha Gautama in 623 BCE.
Gautama, who achieved nirvana sometime around 543 BC became the Lord Gautama Buddha and founded Buddhism after achieving Enlightenment Lumbini is one of the many reasons for pilgrimage that sprang up in the places pivotal to the life of Gautama Buddha beside other notable pilgrimage sites includes Kushinagar and Bodhgaya
Lumbini has a number of temples built by different countries and there are several others which are still under construction. Many monuments, monasteries and a museum-the Lumbini International Research Institute- are also located inside the sacred Gaarden. There are other historically valuable sides which are the main attraction to the foreign visiters. Maya devi Temple the exact place where Buddha was born, similarly there also located the Puskarini or Holy pond where the Buddha’s mother took the ritual dip prior to his birth and where, too Buddha had his first bath.
1. World peace stupa: World peace stupa in lumbini is very popular all around as Buddha is considered as founder of path of world peace.
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