|The World Center for Peace and Unity -
Lumbini Udyana Mahachaitya
The World Center enables people from all over the globe to study peace, then take that message home, spreading it worldwide. Located at the United Nations’ World Heritage Site at Lumbini, Nepal, the birthplace of the historical Buddha Shakyamuni, it is open to masters of all Buddhist traditions and their students. The Center presents programs for international and local practitioners, hosts meditation retreats, and offers both intellectual and practical teachings. It also welcomes groups who translate Buddhist teachings into modern and local languages.