Parinirvana Stupa is a Buddhist temple in Kushinagar, India which is said to be the loss of life location of Gautama Buddha, the founder of Buddhism. Alexander Cunningham profits the maximum interest for his paintings in the place, due to the fact he conclusively proved that Gautama Buddha had died within the region. The present temple was built by way of the Indian Government in 1956 as part of the commemoration of the 2,500th year of the Mahaparinivana or 2500 BE. Inside this temple, there is Reclinging Buddha photo mendacity on its proper facet with the pinnacle to the north. The statue is 6.1 m lengthy and rests on a stone couch.
After 45 years of missionary sports Buddha, seriously afflicted with infection sooner or later reached to Kushinagar, wherein he ordained his ultimate disciple and uttered his ultimate phrases to sangha and attained Parinirvana in 487 BCE. Maurya king Ashoka reportedly visited Kushinagar in 260 BCE in which he built numerous caityas, stupas to honor the Buddha's area of Nirvana. Kushinagar buddhist websites changed into regularly multiplied during Kushan empire, at the same time as Kushinagar witnessed golden age at some stage in Gupta empire when Parinirvana stupa turned into in large part multiplied and Parinirvana Temple changed into reconstructed along with huge reclining Buddha statue.