Word spread in S Korea: Lord Buddha was born in Nepal (Photo feature)
Seoul, South Korea: Awareness program about Visit Lumbini Year 2012 was recently conducted in Seoul on the occasion of 2556 anniversary of Lord Gautam Buddha.
On the occasion photo exhibition detailing life of Buddha and his birth place Lumbini, was organized at a local monastery promoted by Khawan Budhist. First ever VLY 2012 brochure made in Korean language was also distributed on the occasion.
Around four hundred people participated in the even and refurbished their knowledge about Lumbini.
In the first round of the program Buddha Puja was organized and in the second round cultural programs were staged.
Korean lawmaker Jong Shey Gong, locals residents and officials, DCM of Nepal Embassy Raja Ram Bartaula were present on the occasion.
Organizers through various oral and written messages through out the program, made it clear that the Lord Buddha was born in Lumbini of Nepal and informed them about the ongoing VLY 2012.