Buddha Purnima Modi: PM Modi visited the Mayadevi temple, the PM of Nepal was also there…

Lumbini | Buddha Purnima Modi: Today, on the occasion of Baishakh Buddha Purnima, PM Modi visited the temple of Mayadevi, the birthplace of Lord Buddha, and worshiped. During this, Nepal’s Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba and his wife Arzoo Rana Deuba were also with him. Everyone reached the Mayadevi temple at around 10 o’clock in the day. In this temple declared a world heritage by the United Nations, Shri Modi visited the temple and got information about the temple and paid floral tribute to the archaeological idol of Mayadevi. Along with this, PM Modi also sat there for some time and prayed with chants.

Watering done on Bodhi tree planted in 2015…

Buddha Purnima Modi: Before visiting the temple, the Lamas welcomed both the Prime Ministers and Mrs. Deuba wearing angavastras. At the same time, PM Modi and Deuba offered gifts to the Lamas. Later, PM Modi visited the special pool and garden outside the temple and went to the Bodhi tree plant given by him in the year 2015 and watered it. Let us tell you that Lord Buddha was born on the day of Vaishakh Purnima or Buddha Purnima. On this day he attained knowledge and on this day he attained Mahaparinirvana. This day is considered to be extremely important as the Trinity of Lord Buddha.

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550 BC tree found in archaeological excavation

Buddha Purnima Modi: Let us tell you that in an archaeological excavation in 2013 near this temple, the remains of a tree temple dating back to 550 BC have been found. Which is being seen as the first evidence of Buddhist structures and the first evidence of the life of Lord Buddha. Mayadevi temple was first discovered in 1896 by Khadga Shamsher Rana and British officer Antony Fuder. After this Keshav Shamsher Rana got it constructed in 1939 and in 2003 it was renovated by Lumbini Development Trust.

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