A photographic journey through the five most important places associated with the life of Gautam Buddha…
Nepal is hoping to attract Buddhist pilgrims from Thailand to the birthplace of Lord Buddha with the coming opening of the Lumbini Airport.
Buddhism is based on the philosophy around the preaching of Gautama Buddha about 2600+ years ago. Buddha was born as a prince and later became a monk in search of enlightenment.
When you think of Nepal, what is the first thing that comes to your mind? Let Raushan help you, greenery, mountains, trekking, Sherpas, yaks, mountain lakes? What else?
After two nights in Chitwan, it was time to say farewell to this fantastic UNESCO World Heritage site and head off in search of more of Nepal! Lloyd’s next stop was a very important one for Buddhists, not just in Nepal, but across the world – the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Lumbini, the birthplace of Buddha.
” Do not dwell on the past, do not dream of the future, concentrate the mind on the present moment” Buddha
Lumbini located on the southwestern region of Nepal, along the Terai lowlands is a subtropical area located close to India border. As an important pilgrimage site, the entire area is a Unesco World Heritage site along with other world Buddhist organizations that have created monasteries in honor of the Buddha’s birthplace in Lumbini.
Visit Lumbini Garden – the place where queen Maya Devi gave birth to Prive Siddhartha who the world would better know as Buddha.