Lumbini, located in Nepal, is the location of where the Buddha was born as Siddhartha Guatama. Maya Devi, the Buddha’s mother, was traveling to see her parents when she paused in the garden at Lumbini underneath a sal tree. She suddenly felt labor pains, grasped a drooping tree branch and gave birth to the Siddhartha Guatama who would grow to become t...
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... located in India and is where Buddha meditated underneath the Bodhi tree until he had found the truth and had become enlightened. Once the Buddha realized the suffering that was happening all around him, he went on a journey to discover a way to eliminate all suffering for mankind. After many failed attempts, Buddha sat down with the mindset that he was not going to move until he reached enlightenment. It is said that Buddha proclaimed, “Here on this seat my body may shrivel up, my skin, my bones, my flesh may dissolve, but my body will not move from this seat until I have attained Enlightenment...” (“Bodh Gaya Buddhism,” n.d.).
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