Object name:
Maya Devi Temple, Lumbini


Added by:
Nathan Salmons

Add date:
2020-12-08 11:33

Object description

Maya Devi Temple is an ancient Buddhist temple situated at the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Lumbini, Nepal. It is the main temple at Lumbini, a site traditionally considered the birthplace of Gautama Buddha. The temple stands adjacent to a sacred pool and a sacred garden. The archaeological remains at the site were previously dated to the third-century BCE brick buildings constructed by Ashoka. A sixth-century BCE timber shrine was discovered in 2013.

Maya Devi Temple, Lumbini
Maya Devi Temple, Lumbini
Maya Devi Temple, Lumbini

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