Lumbini

The birthplace of Lord Buddha Lumbini lies in the southern Terai plains of Nepal and is about 300 kilometers Southwest of Kathmandu. The holy site Lumbini as being birthplace of Lord Buddha regarded as a sacred pilgrimage site for Buddhist religion people. In 250 BC, Emperor Ashoka built a large stone pillar containing an inscription about the birth of the Buddha which is main remaining proof for entire world to now the reality of the place. There is a museum and a research center for Buddhism and beautiful many newly built monuments. Most popular of them are- Peace Pagoda, Lumbini Garden, Maya Devi Temple, Tara Foundation, World China Temple, Thai Monastery, Burmese (Myanmar) Temple, Nepal Buddha Temple and Dharmaswami Buddhist monastery are the major attractions of Lumbini.  

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