Lumbini, the birthplace of Lord Buddha, is one of the four holy destinations in Buddhism. Take a trip to it and explore the sacred attractions here.
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Lumbini is the place where the founder of Buddhism and apostle of peace and enlightenment, Lord Buddha was born in 623 B.C.E. It is said that in the Parinibbana sutra, the Buddha had Himself declared the four places of future pilgrimage - His birthplace Lumbini along with the place of His enlightenment (Bodh Gaya), His first discourse (Sarnath) and His death (Kushinagar). Therefore, Lumbini, a small place in the South-Western Terai of Nepal, is the epicentre of holy sentiment for the Buddhists.
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General Information :
Country Nepal
State/Region South-Western Terai
Location In the foothills of the Himalayas in Nepal nearby the Indian border.
Climate Cold (November to January); Summer - Pleasant(May and September)
Best Time to Visit October to March
Significance Birthplace of Siddhartha, who was later known as the or Lord Buddha.
Language Nepali, English
Buddhist Festivals Buddha Jayanti (Full Moon in May/June), Gunla
Other Festivals Gaijatra, Shri Krisna Janmashtami, MahaShiva Ratri and Holi

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 How To Reach
Br Air - One can take a flight to Kathmandu, the capital of Nepal, which has an easy access to domestic as well as International flights. Again from Kathmandu, Bhairahawa can be reached by air, from where Lumbini is just 30 minutes drive away.

By Road - The capital of Nepal, Kathmandu is at a distance of 306 kilometers from Lumbini, and can easily be reached by road within 8 hours by a private taxi or a bus.

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Statue of Lord Buddha
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