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Lumbini-Nepal and Koya Town-Japan twinned Sister City

Oct. 27, 2016, Lumbini: Lumbini, the holy birthplace of the Lord Buddha and world cultural heritage property and Koya Town of Japan have been twinned as sister city. Koya town located on a plateau atop Mt. Koya in Ito District, Wakayama Prefecture, Japan is known as the centre of Japanese …

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Lumbini Photo Exhibition in New York

Jan 27, 2014; New York, USA:A photo exhibition of Lumbini on the theme of nature, culture, history, archaeology and peace was held in New York, USA. According to Mr. Ang Gyalzen Sherpa, the Chairman of United Sherpa Community, the photos were exhibited to make Americans and America based Nepalese aware …

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Photo Exhibition in Malaysia

Kuala Lumpur, Oct-6The non-resident Nepalese in Malaysia & MahaVihara Buddist temple have organised a photo and documentary exhibition to disseminate information that the proponent of peace was actually born in Nepal. The NRN Malaysia extended its support to the Rupandehi-based journalist Chetan Pant in organising the photo and documentary exhibition. …

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Kapilvastu

The ancient capital of Sakya kingdom (Kapilavastu) is located about 27 km west of Lumbini. Tilaurakot houses the vestiges of ancient Sakya palace where Siddhartha lived his early 29 years as a prince. The ramparts of a moat and a fortification wall with its western and eastern gates surround the …

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Lumbini

Lumbini lies in the Rupandehi district of Lumbini zone of western Nepal . It is 20 Km from the Gautam Buddha airport, Siddhartha Nagar and 27 km. from the Indian Border, Sunauli.

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Ramgram

The Koliyas obtained one of the eight parts of the Buddha’s relic which they enshrined here and built a magnificent stupa and worshipped for a long time. Buddhist literary sources mention that Emperor Asoka wanted to open and obtain the Buddha’s relic to build eighty four thousand minors stupas throughout …

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Devdaha

Devadaha is the famous ancient capital of Koliya kingdom, the maternal hometown of queen Maya Devi, Prajapati and princess Yasodhara. The site is situated at about 57 km northeast of Lumbini and is well connected by the Mahendra Highway . We can observe many archaeological and historical sites extended in …

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Buddha in India

Buddha in India

The Bodhi tree under which the Bodhisatva attained enlightenment exists even today. A large chunk of devotees pay homage to the tree. The historical place at which the Enlightenment took place became a place of pilgrimage. About 250 years after the Enlightenment, the Buddhist Emperor, Asoka visited the site. It …

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Buddha and Buddhism

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Siddhartha Gautama was born in Lumbini Garden in 623 BC. His mother Queen Maya Devi passed away after seven days of his birth. The newly born child was brought up by his step mother Prajapati with much love, affection and care. He was named “Siddhartha” meaning every wish fulfilled. He …

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