“After I am no more, O Ananda !
Men of belief will visit the place of faith,
Curiosity of devotion …..
Lumbini, the place where I was born.
The path to ultimate peace is spiritual discipline”
- Shakyamuni Buddha
Lumbini Buddhist circuit route is basically a pilgrimage trip, though you are free weather you would like to join prayers, ritual, meditation or not. The trip route follows the path of Buddha covering all major holy and historical sites; Lumbini in Nepal where he was born, lived as a prince for 29 years.
Lumbini, Nepal; place of birth – sanctum of the birthplace where the marker stone is preserved in Maya Devi Temple, Puskarini holy pond, The Ashoka Pillar, 25 Buddhist monasteries and monuments from around different countries in the world. Other holy sites around Lumbini are Niglihawa, Gotihawa, Kudan, Devdaha, Ramagram, Lumbini Museum, Buddhist university and other historical and archaelogical sites.
Also you will be visiting Buddhist holy sites; Swayambu, Boudhanath and Ashoka Stupa in Kahtmandu and Patan. A countryside trip to Namobuddha, another reverred Buddhist holy site is refreshing and beautiful.