PM Modi visit Nepal : Our relationship with Nepal is unique, PM’s message ahead of Lumbini visit tomorrow on Buddha Purnima

15 May, 2022 | Riya Girdhar

During the Lumbini visit, PM Modi will be conferred an honorary doctorate by the Buddhist University. He will become the first Indian Prime Minister to receive this title.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will reach Lumbini, Nepal on a one-day visit on May 16 on the occasion of Buddha Purnima. From here he will give the message of world peace to the world. On Sunday, before leaving for the visit, the PM said that our relationship with Nepal is unique. Looking forward to meeting PM Sher Bahadur Deuba again.

During the Lumbini visit, PM Modi will be conferred an honorary doctorate by the Buddhist University. He will become the first Indian Prime Minister to receive this title. On Sunday, PM Modi tweeted that the civilizational and people-to-people contacts between India and Nepal form the enduring building of our close ties. Our relationship with Nepal is unique.

PM said that I look forward to meeting him again after our fruitful discussions during PM Deuba’s visit to India last month. We will continue to build on our shared understanding to expand cooperation in many areas.

Lumbini is the birthplace of Gautam Buddha, PM will spend six hours there
Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who is coming to Lumbini on Monday, will inaugurate the Indian Math after special worship at the Mahamaya Devi Temple. He will spend six hours at Lumbini, the birthplace of Lord Gautam Buddha. During this, he will address about five thousand people in the International Auditorium Building.

Buddha’s Mahaparinirvana site will also visit Kushinagar
On Buddha Purnima, PM Modi will also bow his head in Lumbini (Nepal), the birth place of Buddha and Kushinagar, the place of Mahaparinirvana. DM S Rajalingam told in the auditorium of Myanmar Buddha Vihar that after getting down on the helipad, the Prime Minister will reach the main Mahaparinirvana temple gate by car. From there, following the archeological rules from the gate, will go to the temple and offer special worship to the lying statue of Lord Buddha and offer chevre. He will also do meditation in the temple itself for two to five minutes.