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Lumbini

Introduction:
Lumbini’ is the place where the Buddha was born in 623 BC. Lumbini is listed as a "World Heritage Site" by UNESCO and is declared as a "Fountain of World Peace" by World Buddhist Federation (WBF).

Lumbini Many countries and leading Buddhist institutions have constructed magnificent monasteries and monuments in Lumbini gardens reflecting their respective indigenous architecture. This multi-cultural endeavor enhances Lumbini as an International Buddhist pilgrimage center.

Some important places in Lumbini are The Lumbini sacred Garden, Mayadevi Temple, Pushkarni Pond, Ramagram, The Myanmar Temple, The China Temple, The Korean Temple, Japan Peace stupa. Lumbini also has a museum and research center for Buddhism, and the Lumbini Crane Conservation Center.

Lumbini is located in the Terai region in the southern west part of Nepal, and historically was a beautiful pleasure garden collectively maintained by the Sakyas of Kapilavastu and the Koliyas of Devadaha or Ramagrama. 28 km west of Lumbini lies Tilaurakot, the capital of the Sakyas, and 38 km east of Lumbini is Devadaha, the capital of the Koliyas. Buddhist literature describes Lumbini as a pradimoksha-vana (liberation granting forest) blessed with blooming sal trees and masses of beautiful flowers, and as a place where bees of five colours hum. The sweet warbling of various birds and other natural scenery in Lumbini was compared to the Chittalata (mind-captivating) grove of Indra's paradise in heaven. The area is rich in natural beauty and peace.

Vegetation:
The vegetation of the area comprises Grassland, Sal and Riverine forest as well as streams lakes, marshlands and rivers.

Climate:
Lumbini has a tropical monsoon climate with very high humidity. The temperature ranges from 250 C to 400C with high humidity during the summer months from March to August. While during the winter the temperature drops down to about 80C on the coolest nights. The hot sticky days give a way to the monsoon rains that last until September.