Maya Devi Temple & the Holy Pond

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Cristian Violatti
by Wes Olson
published on 09 December 2013
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Image of the Maya Devi Temple and Holy Pond in Lumbini, the birthplace of the Buddha.

The area of the temple covers the exact spot where Siddhartha Gautama was born, which is indicated by the marker stone. The Holy Pond is where, according to the legend, both the Buddha and his mother were washed by divinities.

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Olson, W. (2013, December 09). Maya Devi Temple & the Holy Pond. Ancient History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.ancient.eu/image/2186/

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Olson, Wes. "Maya Devi Temple & the Holy Pond." Ancient History Encyclopedia. Last modified December 09, 2013. https://www.ancient.eu/image/2186/.

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Olson, Wes. "Maya Devi Temple & the Holy Pond." Ancient History Encyclopedia. Ancient History Encyclopedia, 09 Dec 2013. Web. 23 Nov 2020.

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