Wednesday, February 22, 2017

NEPAL - Lumbini, the Birthplace of the Lord Buddha

"Siddhartha Gautama, the Lord Buddha, was born in 623 B.C. in the famous gardens of Lumbini, which soon became a place of pilgrimage. Among the pilgrims was the Indian emperor Ashoka, who erected one of his commemorative pillars there. The site is now being developed as a Buddhist pilgrimage centre, where the archaeological remains associated with the birth of the Lord Buddha form a central feature." -

Thank you so much Norma from Australia for sharing this interesting postcard with me!

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