A town, on the Nepalese border, famous as the place of the Buddha's death.
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BBC News - India 'to build biggest Buddha'
"The Uttar Pradesh state authorities announce plans to build the biggest statue of Buddha in the world." At Kushinagar.
Promotes travel and sells goods. Includes a brief description of the town, with some accounts of its early history and its present condition.
The Maitreya Project
Building a 500 foot statue of Maitreya, the future Buddha. A symbol of loving kindness for the world.
Last update:January 2, 2007 at 22:05:54 UTC