Lumbini is the place where Lord Buddha was born and is located in Nepal. Visit this famous Buddhist destination with Lumbini Tour Packages. Lumbini is considered a sacred place and it has a special meaning for the Buddhist pilgrims. Devotees come here from all over to this place which is glorified by ancient monuments which bear witness to the past glory. One can experience the spiritual atmosphere when you visit the place with Lumbini Tour Packages. Lumbini was visited by Emperor Ashoka in 249 BC and by three Chinese travelers in the 4th, 5th and 7th centuries. Lumbini has been declared a world heritage site and attracts many pilgrims and tourists every year. There are Nepalese and other monasteries which represent different styles of architecture and culture of Buddhists.
The rich cultural heritage of Lumbini attracts the Buddhist as well as Hindu pilgrims. Visit this world heritage site by booking the Lumbini Tour Packages. Lumbini is about three hundred kilometers from the Kathmandu city. Lord Buddha was born here during the full moon day in the month of Baisakh in 623 BC. He was born under a Sal tree when his mother was on her way to her maternal home. Let Lumbini Tour Packages take you to the holy place of Lord Buddha's birth. It is said that after he was born, he declared this to be his last birth. Buddha is known to know everything about the past, present and future.
Many Buddhist texts like the Divya Vadana, Jatak Nidan katha, Lalitavistar and Mahavamsa mention Lumbini being the birthplace of Lord Buddha. Book the Lumbini Tour Packages to visit Lumbini which is one of the four Buddhist pilgrimage sites which are linked with major events in the life of Lord Buddha. The other three sites are Bodh Gaya, Sarnath and Kushinagar which are in India. Emperor Ashoka built four stupas and a stone pillar here in Lumbini. The famous Ashoka Pillar should be visited with Lumbini Tour Packages.
Another place to see with Lumbini Tour Packages is the Maya Devi Temple which is an important temple. This enshrines the traditional site of the birth of Buddha. On top of the temple is a small square tower with eyes of Buddha on each side and a golden pinnacle on the top. It is said that the recent excavations have proved the exact location of the birth of Lord Buddha and a stone which bears the foot imprint has also been found. The other temples which can be seen with Lumbini Tour Packages are the Myanmar Temple, China Temple, Dharma Swami Maharaj Buddha Vihara and Nepal Buddha Temple.
Other places of attraction in Lumbini are the Lumbini Museum, Ramgram Kingdom, Puskarni, Kapilvastu, Sagarhawa and Gotihawa. See the Lumbini Gardens with Lumbini Tour Packages which is one of the main attractions here. Many stupas, temples and monasteries have been built around this garden where Lord Buddha had taken birth. The Puskarni pool is where Mayadevi took a dip before giving birth to Buddha. Visit the holy land of Lumbini and experience religious and spiritual satisfaction.
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