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Maya Devi Temple

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Address: Lumbini, Nepal
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A holy place for every Buddhist, Lumbini and the ancient ruins are...

A holy place for every Buddhist, Lumbini and the ancient ruins are associated with the birthplace of Buddha.

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Lord Buddha's Birth Place

Very divine place, but this place really needs very good maintenance. My heart is bleeding to see this place in such pity condition. This awesome and great historical place is not... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 5 days ago
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Vadodara, India
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Vadodara, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Very divine place, but this place really needs very good maintenance. My heart is bleeding to see this place in such pity condition. This awesome and great historical place is not just belongs to Nepal or few Buddhist Sangha,but it belongs to entire humanity. I hope to see some good development in this regards soon. I strongly recommend to visit... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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103 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2015 via mobile

One of four holy sacred sites for Buddhist pilgrims to visit. Inside the MayaDevi temple - there is a nativity sculpture dating back to the 4th AD commemorating the birth of Buddha. Underneath the nativity sculpture there is the marker stone pinpointing the exact location of the birth of Lord Buddha. Outside the MayaDev temple - there is a large... More 

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Knoxville, Tennessee
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2015

A lot of history in this place . Being the birthplace of Buddha many pilgrims come here to pray .There were several groups having prayer all around the grounds , colorful flags in the trees and flowers blooming in December .

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Thank Mickey37849
Butwal, Nepal
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29 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2015 via mobile

I like the philosophy of buddhism and vising the birth place of buddha has made me more spritiual and halped me to learn the truth of life. The sorrunding of the maya devi temple is very peaceful and clean.

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New Delhi, India
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2015

Needless to say you all this is the exact birthplace of The Light of Asia (Gautam Buddha). It is situated in Lumbini Zone of Nepal. The place is silent with just birds chirping their melodious songs and cool breeze gently passing you by. You can imagine and witness what it takes to inspire you to discover the noble eight fold... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2015

I am influenced with Buddhism. My visit to this place has made me more spiritual and relaxed. Its a real holy place to know the real truth of life, Buddha lesson and the pilgrimage like Asoka sthamba, stupas and meditation camps.

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1 Thank Sujan S
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2015

A place where just stop thinking ad stay. Beautiful garden, all the pepople is really devoted to her. Very inspiring :)

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Thank Tao Roma M
Kathmandu, Nepal
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2015

Lumbini being the birthplace of Buddha, it is the fountain of world peace, land of compassion; do not miss to visit it once in a life. If any confusion please let me know I would be happy to tell you something#Dilip#Heritage guide# Email:dskulung@gmail.com

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2015 via mobile

Wonderful. I have Visited lumbini with my wife in march 2015. It really peaceful & wonderful.surrounding are amazing.will visit soon again.

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Thank Yamkshitij B
London
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2015 via mobile

Holy place with full respect. Very nice and peaceful, part of UNESCO World Heritage Side. Security check and shoe-off point at the gate.

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