Hotel Ananda Inn Lumbini - INTRODUCTION
Hotel Ananda Inn Pvt. Ltd. offers an unmatched accommodation with several facilities and services to make your holidays at Lumbini a truly memorable experience. Capturing the serene atmosphere of the region, the hotel reflects nepali culturewith a fusion of thewesternworld. Your staywill be anamazing experience to accompany your tour around theworld renowned Lumbini Sacred Garden.We, proffer 22 air-conditioned rooms with hot/cold running water. The restaurant serves Nepalese, Indian, Chinese and Continental dishes- a variety you can choose from.
Lumbini is the birthplace of Lord Buddha. Which is located in Rupandehi district of Nepal at south west of Kathmandu. Birth place of Lord Buddha is preserved in the Lumbini Garden as a sacred pilgrimage. It is one of the fourmain Buddhist pilgrimage sites in the world.
Queen Maya of sakya(Mayadevi) was the birth mother of the historical Gautama Buddha, Siddhartha of the Gautama gotra and sister of Mahapajapati Gotami the first Buddhist nun ordained by the Buddha ."Maya" means "illusion" or "enchantment" in Sanskrit and pali..Maya is also called Mahamaya.("Great Maya") and Mayadevi ("Queen, literally a female-Dave. Goddess, Maya).In Tibetan she is called Gyutrulma.Queen Mayadevi was born in Devadaha kingdom of Nepal.
The sacred Garden area is surrounded by a pond and a circular levee to protect against inundation, restricts new construction so that its archaeological value may be preserved. Besides the Ashokan pillar, another most famous monument is the Mayadevi temple. It has a stone relief having the nativity scene of Buddha, which is worshipped from the beginning of the Christian era. This nativity scene of Buddha was installed by the king Naga Malla of western Nepal, who ruled over one of the two states which flourished from about 11th to 15th century in the karnali zone of Nepal. It is pointed out by scholars that the temple of Mayadevi was constructed over the foundation of more than one earlier temple or stupa
All 22 rooms are surrounded by lovely views.
11 Twin bed room 3 Double bedrooms,
2 Double bedrooms with extra bed (for Family),
5 triple bed and 1 apartment
Rooms are furnished with modern ammenities
Hotel Ananda Inn Pvt. Ltd. is just opposite the entrance of Lumbini Sacred Garden where Lord Buddha was born. Business Centre is available for computer and internet access. Other facilities include laundry,money exchange, safe deposit and sight seeing services.
Above all, the hotel is at a convenient location where Lord Buddha was born in 623BC. The GautamBuddha airport is only 18 kmaway and Sunauli (Nepal/India border) is 28kmfromthe hotel. Lord Buddha, the symbol of peace and the light of Asia was born here in Lumbini in 623 B.C. The main attraction of Lumbini, the sacred garden is spread over 256 sq. km, which possesses all the treasures of the historic area .
The Ashokan Pillar, carrying an inscription identifying the holy site as the birthplace, situated in the Sacred Garden. Next to the Ashokan Pillar is the Mayadevi Temple, which houses a base relief depicting the Nativity Sculpture. In 1996 excavations have discovered a piece of Stone that indicates the exact spot of birth of Lord Buddha. Puskarni-the Sacred Pool, where queen Mayadevi, the lord Buddha's mother took a holy bath before the birth, lies to the south of the pillar. As a global initiative to promote Lumbini as a center forWorld Peace,many countries have constructed temples, monasteries and stupas in the international Monastic Zone. The forest and the wetland habitat harbour about 200 rare blue bulls