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Lumbini Buddhist University (LBU), from the birth place of Gautam Buddha, Lumbini, is an autonomous and public institution of higher learning committed with the mission to educate the people of Nepal and enrich the global learning community through the application of core Buddhist values and to promote the World Peace.

Established by the Government of Nepal with a Parliament Act on June 17,2004 under the concept presented by the First World Buddhist Summit held in Lumbini. The constituent campuses of the University and the Central Administration Offices are located in Lumbini, in the district of Rupandehi, Nepal.

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Lumbini Buddhist University Commemorates a Milestone in Sino-Nepal Collaboration


On February 11, 2019, a significant phase of the agreement signed with China’s…

LBU Welcomes New Vice President of Lumbini Development Trust


During a recent event held today to welcome Dr. Lyharkyal Lama, Vice President…

Lumbini Buddhist University and Buddhist Tzu Chi Charity Foundation Forge Partnership with MOU Signing


Lumbini, 2023/10/2 – A significant Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) was signed between Lumbini…

Latest Buddhist Publications:

Lumbini Buddhist University’s  Faculty of Buddhist Studies Publications

Boudha Haiku

Buddhist Haiku is a collection of haiku written in Newari and Nepali language. The faculty of Buddhist studies organized a haiku competition. The competitors were given four pictures as a theme of Haiku competition, as a result seventy excellent haiku were collected in the book.

Boudha Katha

This is the collection of twentyfive Buddhist stories that were selected in the Buddhist Short Story Literature competition organized by Faculty of Buddhist Studies, Lumbini Buddhist University. It also contains the pre-prologues written by Prof. Dr. Abhi Subedi and Prof. Dr. Kapil Dev Lamichane.

Bauddha Bankha Muna

Lumbini Buddhist University’s  Faculty of Buddhist Studies organized a competition on Buddhist themes, reflecting Buddhist teachings, Buddhist Jataka Stories, and the overall Buddhist Dhamma as a result twenty selected stories are presented in this book.

Nepali Bauddha Katha

With the aim of promoting and developing Nepali Buddhist literature, Lumbini Buddhist University’s, Faculty of Buddhist Studies organized a program of writing Buddhist stories by renowned literary figures, resulting in a compilation of seventeen collected stories.

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