KATHMANDU, Oct 28: UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres is arriving in Kathmandu on a four-day official visit to Nepal, beginning from Sunday, with a significant stopover in Lumbini, the birthplace of Lord Buddha, the apostle of peace. He is also scheduled to join the prayers for world peace in Lumbini.

Government of Nepal made a submission on May 23, 1996 to include Tilaurakot in the list of UNESCO World Heritage Sites. A quarter century later it is yet to be included in the list.

KATHMANDU, Aug 9: Reacting to Indian External Affairs Minister  S. Jaishankar's claim that Lord Buddha was Indian, Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MoFA) said on Sunday that it is a well-established and undeniable fact proven by historical and archaeological evidences that Gautam Buddha was born in Lumbini, 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.

Purnima Fair kicks off in Lumbini

April 19, 2019 18:57 pm

RUPANDEHI, April 19: The Purnima Fair kicked off at the birthplace of Lord Buddha, Lumbini, today. Lumbini Sanskritik Municipality Mayor Manmohan Chaudhary inaugurated the three-day fair organized on the occasion of Buddha Purnima.

Summit will highlight Nepal's success in peace process and constitution-making: Eknath Dhakal

LUMBINI, Sept 1:  President of Sri Lanka Maithripala Sirisena offered prayers at Lumbini, the birthplace of Lord Gautam Buddha today. The visiting president was accompanied by his Sri Lankan ministers and senior officials.

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.