Published On : Mon, May 16th, 2022
National News | By Nagpur Today Nagpur News

PM Narendra Modi offers prayers at Lumbini temple

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PM Narendra Modi offers prayers at the Mahamayadevi Temple in Lumbini, Nepal on the occasion of Buddha Jayanti.

PM Modi is paying an official visit to Lumbini on the occasion of Buddha Purnima at the invitation of the Sher Bahadur Deuba, Prime Minister of Nepal. This is Prime Minister’s fifth visit to Nepal since 2014.

At Lumbini, the Prime Minister visited the sacred Mayadevi temple to offer prayers.

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Prime Minister will also deliver an address at a Buddha Jayanti event organized by the Lumbini Development Trust under the aegis of the Government of Nepal.

Separately, Prime Minister will participate in the “Shilanyas” ceremony for the construction of a centre for Buddhist culture and heritage, in a plot belonging to the International Buddhist Confederation (IBC), New Delhi within the Lumbini Monastic Zone. Both Prime Ministers will hold a bilateral meeting.

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