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Sunday, June 9, 2013

World Heritage Sites; Part Ninth

The sacred area of Lumbini located in the Terai plains of southern Nepal, testified by the inscription on the pillar erected by the Mauryan Emperor Asoka in 249 BC. Its remains contain important evidence about the nature of Buddhist pilgrimage centers from as early as the 3rd century BC.
...... Read complete article in Issue no.62 of “ITS Stamp News” 

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