Four Holy Places

1) Lumbini Garden in Kapilavastu: The holy place where Queen Maya gave birth to the historical Buddha Siddhartha Gautama, located at the foot of the Himalayas in present-day Nepal Terai.

2) Buddhagaya: The holy place where the historical Buddha Shakyamuni attained supreme enlightenment.

3) Deer Park: The holy place where Shakyamuni Buddha first preached to the five Bikkhus after his supreme enlightenment.

4) Kusinagara: The location of the Buddha’s parinirvana.