The glistening white marble, the Thai styled architecture and the beautiful carvings make this temple one of the must visit sites in Lumbini. This temples gives the feel of 'Wonderland' except the fact that only Alice is not allowed here. It is built on a raised ground, that is fenced by a beautiful landscape.
The Temple, being the only Thai temple is the country, sees around 50,000 visitors every year. The 10 monks, who stay in the premises, work religiously to preach the teachings of Lord Buddha and to facilitate the visit of their pilgrims. They also make special arrangements for sick old people and handicaps. The place is said to bless the disabled and helpless people. So pilgrims come with a great hope and spend days here curing themselves. It also houses meditation and yoga hours where people are inspired to find inner peace.
Respecting the faith and dedication of the pilgrims, the temple has now multiplied its facilities. Free cataract operations and other surgeries are done here by the specialists.
The temple serves many purposes- religious, medical and spiritual and emotional.
When to go
The temple is opened from 8 AM - 12 PM and from 1 PM - 5 PM.