Mayadevi Temple

Mayadevi Temple is one of the most iconic Buddhist temples situated in the UNESCO declared World Heritage Site of Lumbini. It is the birthplace of Lord Buddha and attracts his followers from all around the globe. This temple is considered sacred because the archaeologists have identified the exact site where Queen Maya Devi gave birth to Gautam Buddha. The Mayadevi Temple is considered the heart of Lumbini and showcase diverse architectural styles. There is a brick pavilion that safeguards the temple ruins and just beside the ruins, there is a holy pond where Maya Devi had taken a bath before giving birth to the Lord. The Lumbini Gardens brings harmony through worship and devotion. If you are an explorer willing to learn about the sacred places in South Asia, Mayadevi Temple should be on your list. Pilgrims come here to pray, meditate and feel enlightened. There is a spiritual aura that revolves around this ancient site and you must visit it to believe it.