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Press Release from Motherland Nepal Secretariat
Subject: Siddartha Gautam Buddha was born in Lumbini / Visit Lumbini Year 2012
Nepal is the country; where Siddartha Gautam Buddha was born in Lumbini, which lies in the Southwest of Nepal. Later Gautam Buddha became the “Light of Asia”. Siddartha Gautam founded the Buddhist Religion. Buddhism was spread all over Asia during his life time. Later his disciple spread it all over the world. Buddhism has become one of the major religions followed by millions of people. UNESCO has declared the Lumbini a World Heritage Property. Almost every Buddhist country have built their monastery in Lumbini now. Lumbini is as Holy as Jerusalem for Christians and Mecca for Muslims. Still some media and books are misleading about the birth place of Siddartha Gautam, saying it is in India. This has to be corrected.
Nepal Government has decided to celebrate Visit Lumbini Year 2012.MotherlandNepal would like to share this event with you. We are requesting you to help us to promote this Visit Lumbini Year 2012 a grand success. We request you to make a visit of Lumbini and enjoy the natural beauty of Nepal and majestic Himalayan range where 8 highest peaks of the world are located. Nepal has lots perennial rivers, many lakes and vivid flora and faunas. Most of the visitors want to go back there again. It will be proud of Nepali people to welcome every visitor in the birth place of Lord Buddha.As Nepali people have tradition of saying Guests are Gods. Every visitor has admired the Nepali culture and tradition of being friendly. Let us Visit Lumbini this year. let us promote Peace and Progress in the world.
Related links and photos of Lumbini included below.
http://www.buddhanet.net/e-learning/buddhistworld/nepal-txt.htm http://www.incrediblerealindia.com/destination-nepal-lumbini.shtml http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/indepth/2012-01/15/c_131361580.htm http://whc.unesco.org/en/list/666 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uAbaZM9rt7o&feature=related http://www.ekantipur.com/2012/01/15/business/president-launches-visit-lumbini-year/347244/ http://www.facebook.com/pages/Visit-Lumbini-Tourism-Year-2012/235047559883164 Your sincerely