KATHMANDU, May 5: President Ramchandra Paudel has said it is a matter of pride for all Nepali people to note that Nepal is the birthplace of Gautam Buddha – who is respected as the apostle of global peace.

KATHMANDU, May 5: The 2567th birth anniversary of Gautam Buddha- Buddha Jayanti- is being observed across the country by commemorating his contributions to the establishment of world peace.

8th century Buddha idols stolen

March 13, 2023 10:54 am

PATAN, March 13: Two antique idols of Gautam Buddha were stolen from Chapagaun, Lalitpur on Sunday.

KATHMANDU, Nov 4: Saurya Airlines is operating direct flight services between the country’s popular industrial and touristic cities, Biratnagar ad Bhairahawa, from Kartik 22.

BAGLUNG, Oct 31: President Bidya Devi Bhandari said Lumbini is the site of global attraction and its development should be the priority of the Nepal Government.

KATHMANDU, Aug 10: The Ministry of External Affairs of India has stated that Gautam Buddha was born in Nepal.

KATHMANDU, July 19: Rashtriya Prajatantra Party (RPP) on Friday deplored the destruction of Buddha statues by an unidentified group in Rupandehi district.

CHITWAN, June 24: The State-3 government has appropriated Rs 50 million for the construction of Gautam Buddha International Cricket Stadium in Chitwan.

BHAIRAHAWA, June 7: Even though the provincial government has announced 2019 as Lumbini Visit Year, the painstakingly slow progress of widening and repairing the 41.1 kilometers long Bahirahawa–Taulihawa road section is likely to have adverse effect on tourism. Locals and stakeholders lament that the road which should have been completed by now is still in a pathetic condition. The road section is the main gateway to Lumbini, the birthplace of Gautam Buddha which is used by hundreds of internal and international tourists.

CHITWAN, May 30: Locals have destroyed the fencing of the under-construction Gautam Buddha International Cricket Stadium in Bharatpur Metropolitan City Ward 15 on Wednesday.

KATHMANDU, May 29: The government is to bring the Gautam Buddha International Airport into operation from the coming fiscal year. The government has allocated Rs. 3.34 billion for the airport that has already seen around 74 per cent of construction work completed.

POKHARA, May 18: The Buddha's philosophy and precepts on world peace, fraternity and human welfare have become the guiding principles today not only for the Buddhists but to the entire humanity.

HANOI, May 12: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli who is currently in an official visit of Viet Nam has urged the world community to visit Nepal.

KATHMANDU, April 30: Preparations are underway to celebrate the 2563rd Buddha Jayanti and Lumbini Day. Buddha Jayanti is celebrated to observe the birth of Lord Buddha on full moon day in Baishakh every year.

KAPILVASTU, Jan 8: Excavation and exploration have started in ancient Tilaurakot where the Palace of King Suddhodan, father of Gautam Buddha, is located.

Biodiversity study begins in Lumbini

January 5, 2019 17:58 pm

RUPANDEHI, Jan 5: A biodiversity study has begun targeting Lumbini, the birthplace of Gautam Buddha.

RUPANDEHI, Nov 14: The first international Tripitaka recitation program has begun in Lumbini, the birthplace of Gautam Buddha.

KATHMANDU, Nov 12: World Book of Records, London, has listed Nepal's Pashupatinath Temple and Lumbini, the birthplace of Lord Gautam Buddha.

BUTWAL, Sept 28: Concerns have been raised over the rising environmental degradation affecting the Lumbini area and other related areas - Rupandehi and Ramgram - of Nawalparasi.

Lonely Buddha

August 21, 2018 09:35 am

I see a huge colossal of Siddhartha Buddha Detached and desolated by the side of the street  Standing tall but all alone in an alcove  Resided by a pair of dove.