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Lumbini Tour 9 Day. Many people are interested in Lumbini Tour. Lumbini lies in the Rupandehi district of Lumbini zone of western Nepal. It is about 20 Km from the Gautam Buddha airport, Siddhartha Nagar and 27 km. from the Indian Border, Sunauli.
LUMBINI IN THE ANCIENT TIME
Buddhist literature also places lumbini between Sakya kingdom of Kapilvastu and Koliya kingdom of Devadaha to the east. Twenty eight km east of lumbini lies Tiraulakot, the capital of the Sakyas. And also thirty two km east of Lumbini is Devadaha, the capital of the Koliyas. A beautiful pleasure also a recreation garden collectively maintained by both the kingdoms during the lifetime of the lord Buddha.
BIRTH OF BUDDHA
On a beautiful morning of 623 B.C. Maya Devi, the queen of King Suddhodana of Kapilavastu on her way to her maternal home, Devadaha for the delivery of her first child arrived Lumbini. Also attended by the service providers while walking slowly and enjoying the peace, tranquility and solace of the Lumbini garden with the child in her womb.Then suddenly she felt the labor pain.
Realizing the time of delivery she also bathed in the Sakya Puskarani located almost center of the garden.After purifying herself she preceded twenty five steps to the north seeking support in her situation. And also there was a beautiful Asoka tree with the full of flowers and she hold a branch of that tree.