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            Lumbini Pilgrimage Tour

ENLIGHTMENT : BODHGAYA
SALVATION : BODHGAYA, RAJGIR, NALANDA
AMRAPALI : BODHGAYA, RAJGIR, NALANDA, PATNA, VAISHALI.
NIRVANA : VARANASI, KUSHINAGAR, VAISHALI, PATNA, RAJGIR, NALANDA.
MAYADEVI : BODHGAYA, VARANASI, LUMBINI, KUSHINAGAR
JAI JAGDAMBE : KOLKATA, PATNA, RAJGIR, NALANDA, BODHGAYA, VARANASI, KUSHINAGAR, LUMBINI, SRAVASTI, LUCKNOW, AGRA, DELHI.

Lumbini is the hallowed birthplace of Siddhartha Gautam, the Shakya prince, the eventual Shakyamuni and the ultimate Buddha-the Enlightened One. This nativity site identified by (he Indian Emperor Ashoka's commemorative pillar erected over 2,200 years ago and rediscovered in 1896, is the quintessential Buddhist heritage site, currently renaissance by the internationally-supported Lumbini Development Project.

The main attraction at Lumbini is the Sacred Garden that is spread over 8 sq km and possesses all the treasures of the historic area. The Mayadevi temple, currently under renovation, is the main attraction for pilgrims and archaeologists alike. The treasury of cultural and archaeological riches scattered around Lumbini evokes the time and aura of the Buddha. Moreover, a host of stupas, monasteries, meditation centers and bahals being constructed in the International Monastery Zone by various countries such as Japan, China India, Thailand, Myanmar, Vietnam, Srilanka, France and Germany embodying their respective architecture reflects the world brotherhood envisaged by the Apostle of Peace some 2, 500 years ago.

Some interesting places to see in Lumbini are Tilaurakot, Niglihawa, Sagarhawa, Arorakot. Gotihawa , Kapilavastu and many more. One of the most famous Buddhist places of pilgrimage in the world is no doubt Lumbini, the birthplace of Lord Buddha. It lies in Kapilavastu district of Western Nepal, which is about 250 k.m. exciting drive from Kathmandu. The nearest way to reach Lumbini is by flight to Bhairawa, which is approximately 35 minutes flight.

Interesting places to see around Lumbini are
1. Ashoka pillar with ancient inscription.
2. Mayadevi Mandir dedicated to the mother of Lord Buddha.
3. Siddhartha pond where Buddha was bathed after his birth.
4. Mahayana monastery.
5. Lumbini garden.
6. Ramagrama, the maternal hometown of Buddha.

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