we can only hope and pray that this news from Kathmandu is as good as it sounds:
Jubilation over Nepal peace pact
Legacy of insanity
Buddha Gautama was born in what is now Nepal.
One of the princes of the Shakya confederation was Siddharta Gautama (563–483 BC), who renounced his royalty to lead an ascetic life and came to be known as the Buddha ("the one who has awakened").