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Lumbini - the birth place of Gautama Buddha

Marker Stone at Lumbini - the birth place of Gautama Buddha - the founder of Buddhism.

Lumbini is a UNESCO World Heritage Site

Lumbini is 
on the southern border of Nepal - a 10 hour drive to the west of Kathmandu 

 

Bodhi Tree at Lumbini

Bodhi Tree at Lumbini

It was under a Bodhi Tree ( a fig tree -Ficus religiosa )
 that Gautama Buddha was said to have achieved enlightenment.


Prayer Flags in Garden at Lumbini

Prayer Flags in garden at Lumbini




Eternal Peace Flame at Lumbini

Eternal Peace Flame at Lumbini

Flags at Lumbini

Flags at Lumbini


Asoka ( Ashok ) Sthamba at Lumbini

Asoka ( Ashok ) Sthamba

A pillar marking the visit of Asoka to Lumbiní.


Statue of Buddha

Statue of Buddha


Lokamani Cula Pagoda at Lumbini

Lokamani Cula Pagoda at Lumbini


Chinese Maitreya Temple at Lumbini

Chinese Maitreya Temple at Lumbini


Temple at Lumbini

Temple at Lumbini



Temple at Lumbini

Temple at Lumbini



Temple at Lumbini

Temple at Lumbini


Aerial view of Lumbini

Aerial view of Lumbini

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