Lumbini Buddhist University

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Lumbini Buddhist University
लुम्बिनी बौद्ध विश्वविद्यालय
Lumbini Bauddha University Logo.jpg
Chancellor Prime Minister of Nepal
Vice-Chancellor Prof. Naresh Man Bajracharya
Location Lumbini

Lumbini Buddhist University is a tertiary educational institution currently under construction in Lumbini, Nepal, the birthplace of the Buddha. The idea for the university was conceived at the First World Buddhist Summit held in Lumbini in 1998, and it was officially formed in November 2004. The Lumbini Buddhist University Act promulgated on November 10, 2006[1] confirmed its legal status as well as setting out that the university would receive financial assistance from the government of Nepal.[2]

It will offer a three-year course for a Diploma in Buddhism, as well as MA and PhD courses.[3]


  1. ^ ""MINISTRY OF EDUCATION: A glimpse 2010"" (PDF). p. 83. Retrieved 2015-05-29. 
  2. ^ "Upgrading aviation infrastructure". 2014-09-11. Retrieved 2015-05-29. 
  3. ^ "Lumbini Bauddha University : Homepage". Retrieved 2015-05-29. 

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