Attention drawn towards need to conserve Buddha-era ruins

11th Oct, 2016 | Tourism Mail Crew

KAPILVASTU : Chinese Ambassador Wu Chuntai along with a team of Chinese officials today toured the archeological sites in Kapilvastu.


The seven-member team included All China Buddhist Association Vice President. They toured Lord Buddha's birthplace in Lumbini, the ancient Tilaurakot Durbar, where Buddha spent 29 years, Crockchanda Buddha's birthplace at Gotihawa and Kanakmuni Buddha's birthplace at Niglihawa.

They were briefed on Lumbini and ancient Kapilvastu's Buddha-era structures and places by Lumbini Development Trust Member Secretary, Ajit Man Tamang.

The Chinese team expressed concern towards the absence of an effort to conserve the ancient Buddhist structures. RSS