Latitude & Longitude:26 degrees 44' 20.77" N, 83 degrees 53' 26.26" E)
The site offers expanses of grass available for meditation, and appears quite safe from distraction. The Northeast corner of the site appears particularly suitable.
The Cremation Stupa is mentioned in
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FaxianSee p82 (chapter 24) of "Record of Buddhistic Kingdoms" by Fa-Hien, as Translated by James Legge.
XuanzangSee p32 of Vol 2 Buddhist Records of the Western World.
Wikipedia entry on Kusinara
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