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March 14, 2023

Korean monks walk 1000 km to reach Lumbini

Kathmandu: As many as 105 Korean monks and nuns have arrived in Lumbini after walking a distance of 1,000 km.

They arrived here by walking to the Buddha place under the leadership of the Sangwol Gyalsa Society under the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism of the Korean government.

They arrived at Lumbini, the birthplace of Buddha, after traveling to pilgrimage sites including Bodh Gaya, Sarnath and Kushinagar in India.

Korean monks and nuns under the leadership of Bhikshu Chhesung reached Mayadevi Temple by trekking from Danava River under the Bhairahawa Lumbini road section.

They prayed for world peace and worshiped at Mayadevi Temple. The team is scheduled to walk to Shravasti, a Buddhist temple in India, on Wednesday morning.

They have been walking since February 9 and will leave for Korea on March 23. Korean Ambassador to Nepal Chong Suk Park was also present in this program.

It seems that Nepal’s Lumbini is gradually turning into a global Buddhist pilgrimage site with the increased arrival of foreign Buddhists.

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