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Ground Breaking of the Lumbini Udyana Mahachaitya Project

On July 7, 2006, Rinpoche led the ground breaking ceremony of the Lumbini Udyana Mahachaitya (LUM) project inside the United Nation's World Heritage Site, Lumbini, Nepal. Preliminary construction work commenced in early September. LUM is part of the Lumbini Development Project under the auspices and protection of the United Nations. Lumbini is the sacred birthplace of Buddha Shakyamuni....see full article