Lumbini On Trial: The Untold Story



There is compelling evidence to show that Lumbini is an astonishing fraud, begun in 1896, and unwittingly fostered ever since. The details of its discovery disclose a story of deception and intrigue, which is told here for the first time.



1. Introduction

2. Fuhrerís Early Years

3. The Nigliva Discovery

4. The Lumbini Discovery

5. The Lumbini Pillar Inscription


6. The Location of The Lumbini Pillar

7. The Mayadevi Temple

8. The Piprahwa Discoveries

9. The Kapilavastu of the Chinese Pilgrims

10. Will the Real Kapilavastu Please Stand Up?


11. Lumbini

12. The Rama Stupa

13. From Rama to Kusinara

14. Kusinara

15. Postscript


16. References

17. Illustrations