Pristine Lumbini Tour
Pristine Lumbini is a special tour package which take the traveler to ‘the birth place of Lord Buddha’ Lumbini. One can explore Lumbini within very short period of time. Lumbini, the holiest pilgrimage site is located in town of Kapilbastu, in Rupandehi district nearby the Indian Border. Lumbini is one of the four most important Buddhist sites in the whole world aprt from Bodh Gaya, Sarnath and Kushinagar. Buddha, the founder of Buddhism was born in the 6th – 7th century BC at Lumbini. According to Buddhist beliefs, Mayadevi gave birth to Buddha on her way to her parent’s home in Devadaha in the month of May in the year 642 BC. The Indian emperor Ashoka identified and set the Ashoka pillar in Lumbini which is the main attraction of this area. The other main attraction of this area is Maya Devi Temple, Scared Garden spread over 8sq km and scared pond Puskarni where Mayadevi had taken a bath before giving birth to Gautam Buddha. Lumbini holds the historical and religious significance of Nepal and is listed in the World heritage site in 1997.
The major attractions of Lumbini are the Ashoka Pillar, Maya Devi Temple, Sacred Garden and Pool, Lumbini Cultural Center, Lumbini Village and the monastic zone where many monasteries of different countries have been established