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Kapilāvastu

Kapilāvastu, Kapilavatthu (Skt.; Pāli). The early home of the Buddha. It lies between the foothills of Nepal and the Rapti river. It is one of the four major places of Buddhist pilgrimage.

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Kapilavastu

Kapilavastu (kä´pĬləvä´stōō), ancient town, S Nepal. According to legend, the Buddha, whose father ruled the state of Kapilavastu, was born nearby and passed his early years there.

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