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  • Rajgir—second turning of the Wheel of Dharma Part-02

    Rajgir—second turning of the Wheel of Dharma Part-02

    Tourist Places Rajgir (Bihar, India)

    Rajgir—second turning of the Wheel of Dharma Continue from part-01 During his stay in Rajgir, Shakyamuni received two significant invitations: one from his father King Suddhodana, the other from a wealthy merchant who wanted him to spend the ne...

  • Rajgir—second turning of the Wheel of Dharma

    Rajgir—second turning of the Wheel of Dharma

    Tourist Places Rajgir (Bihar, India)

    Rajgir—second turning of the Wheel of Dharma Where the Buddha converted Sariputra and Maudgalyayana "King Ajatasatru possessed a very ferocious elephant. Devadatta, hearing that the Buddha was coming to Rajgir, arranged to have the elephant esc...

  • Sarnath — First turning of the Wheel of Dharma - Part-02

    Sarnath — First turning of the Wheel of Dharma - Part-02

    Tourist Places Varanasi (Uttar Pradesh, India)

    Sarnath — first turning of the Wheel of Dharma Sarnath — First turning of the Wheel of Dharma - Part-02 Continue from Part-01 From the time of the Buddha, monastic tradition flourished for over 1,500 years on the site of the Deer Par...

  • Sarnath — First turning of the Wheel of Dharma

    Sarnath — First turning of the Wheel of Dharma

    Tourist Places Varanasi (Uttar Pradesh, India)

    Sarnath — first turning of the Wheel of Dharma "... here at Sarnath he turned twelve wheels of Dharma ..." "Keep in mind this most beautiful wood, named by the great rishi, where ninety-one thousand kotis of Buddhas formerly turned the Wheel. T...

  • Bodhgaya — A Site of Buddha's Enlightenment Part-04

    Bodhgaya — A Site of Buddha's Enlightenment Part-04

    Tourist Places BodhGaya (Bihar, India)

    Bodhgaya — A Site of Buddha's Enlightenment Part-04   Continue from Part 03 As elsewhere, neglect and desolation followed the muslim invasion of northern India. However, extensive repairs and restoration of the temple and environs in ...

  • Bodhgaya — A Site of Buddha's Enlightenment Part-03

    Bodhgaya — A Site of Buddha's Enlightenment Part-03

    Tourist Places BodhGaya (Bihar, India)

    Bodhgaya — A Site of Buddha's Enlightenment Part-03   Continue from Part 02 The present bodhi tree is a descendant of the original, for the tree has been destroyed deliberately on at least three occasions. King Ashoka, initially hosti...

  • Bodhgaya — A Site of Buddha's Enlightenment Part-02

    Bodhgaya — A Site of Buddha's Enlightenment Part-02

    Tourist Places BodhGaya (Bihar, India)

    Bodhgaya — A Site of Buddha's Enlightenment Part-02   Continue from Part 01   For seven days the Buddha continued to meditate beneath the tree without stirring from his seat and for six weeks more remained in the vicinity. During...

  • Bodhgaya — A Site of Buddha's Enlightenment

    Bodhgaya — A Site of Buddha's Enlightenment

    Tourist Places BodhGaya (Bihar, India)

    Bodhgaya — A Site of Buddha's Enlightenment "... here at Bodhgaya he attained enlightenment ..." "Here on this seat my body may shrivel up,my skin, my bones, my flesh may dissolve,but my body will not move from this very seat until I have attai...

  • Lumbini — The Birthplace of the Buddha-Part-3

    Lumbini — The Birthplace of the Buddha-Part-3

    Tourist Places Varanasi (Uttar Pradesh, India)

    Lumbini— The Birthplace of the Buddha - Part 3 Continue from Part 02 One day while still a child he was left unattended beneath a tree as his father performed the ceremonial first ploughing of the season. He sat and engaged in his first meditat...

  • Lumbini — The birthplace of the Buddha Part-2

    Lumbini — The birthplace of the Buddha Part-2

    Tourist Places Varanasi (Uttar Pradesh, India)

    Lumbini — The Birthplace of the Buddha - Part 2 Continue from Part 01 The gods Brahma and Indra then received him and together with the four guardian protectors bathed him. At the same time two nagas, Nanda and Upananda, caused water to cascade...

  • Lumbini — The Birthplace of the Buddha

    Lumbini — The Birthplace of the Buddha

    Tourist Places Varanasi (Uttar Pradesh, India)

    Lumbini — The Birthplace of the Buddha - Part 1   "... here at Lumbini the enlightened one was born ..." "After taking seven steps,he speaks with a voice like Brahma’s:‘The destroyer of old age and death has come forth, the Gre...

  • Tourist Place in Varanasi

    Tourist Place in Varanasi

    Tourist Places Varanasi (Uttar Pradesh, India)

    Tourist Place in Varanasi Varanasi also known as Benares, Banaras or Kashi, is an Indian city on the banks of the Ganges (Ganga) in Uttar Pradesh, 320 kilometers southeast of the state capital, Lucknow and By road, Varanasi is located 797 kilometers ...