Footsteps of the Buddha Tour
Southern Part of Kathmandu Valley, Lumbini, The Birth Place of Lord Buddha. Lumbini has been enlisted in the UNSECO World Heritage Site. Siddhartha Gautam, Who later attained enlightenment as the Buddha where as He was born in the spring of 623 B.C. The Buddha achieved his final passing away (Nirvana) and died at the age of eighty, Where Lay Community was ordered and dedicated to continue his work and spread all over the Globe. Buddhist a young religion was spread throughout South Asia through the Ashoka Empire of Maurya in 249 B.C. Ashoka Pillar defines the Sacred Garden as the spot where the Buddha was born. At the Maya Devi Temple where excavations have revealed the “marker stone” showing the exact spot where Siddhartha Gautam Buddha was born. The sacred Puskarni Pond where Queen Maya Devi had taken a bath before the birth of the Buddha lies to the south of the Pillar, Even in this same pond Buddha was given his first bath after his birth.
In current Scenario Buddhism is being a popular religion all over the world. As the birthplace of Lord Budhha, Lumbini is one of the world’s greatest religious places. It has remained a hallowed Buddhist Pilgrimage spot since very early times. Lumbini has been designated as the “Fountain of World Peace and the Holiest Pilgrimage Center of Buddhism and Peace-Loving People of the World.” The site remains a place of pilgrimage for Buddhists and Hindu s alike from all over the world.
A spiritual odyssey, Buddha Sites Pilgrimage Tour takes you into a journey through time as you retrace the footsteps of Lord Buddha. A meditation on the road, this tour traverses through four significant pilgrimage sites marking various epochs of Buddha’s life- Lumbini (birth place of Buddha), Kushinagar (death site of Buddha), Bodhgaya (where Buddha attained enlightenment) and Sarnath (Buddha’s first sermon). Discover the universal truths and acquire the divine Buddhist wisdom as you travel through Southern Nepal, Gangetic plains of Northern India and pay homage to the sanctified Buddhist sites. For those who wish to get closer to the world beyond and are in search of Nirvana, our ‘Buddha Sites Pilgrimage Tour’ might just be the soul-cleansing experience that you have been looking for.