Kapilavastu, Nepal, early Dec 2000
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Kapilavastu, Nepal, is where the Buddha lived his early life.
sign describing Kapilavastu
assorted ruins here
a flower placed here by a pilgrim
and more ruins...
Sign describes the West Gate of the palace.
the West Gate ruins
close up picture of the West Gate
A sign describing the East Gate of the palace
East Gate ruins
more East Gate ruins
Further along, about 1/2 mile from palace ruins,
we came upon an ancient stupa, about 1500 yrs old,
and some new friends, who invited us home. .
We became instant celebrities, and everyone
turns out for pictures.
Even the grandfather of the family.
their land behind the house
Another shot of palace ruins on the way back.
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