|Buddhist Tour Places In India
Bodhgaya - Sarnath - Lumbini - Kushinagar - Nalanda - Sanchi
Buddhism started with the life of Siddharth Gautam around
563-482Bc., He was the Prince of small Shakya Kingdom which was
located in the foothills of Himalaya in Nepal. He abandoned his home & wandered
forth for searching the meaning of existence , the stories of his search described Jain
tradition, he decided that self torture weakened his mind when failing to advance him to enlightenment
& so turned to a milder style of renunciation & concentrated on advance meditation
techniques. Buddhism is considered more of a religion than a thought it is focused on moral
discipline meditation rather than an idol worship, according to the Buddhist doctrine
only one way is to reach the destination of reality Gautam Buddha
visited many places where he preached the path
of spiritual development some of Buddhist Tour destinations famous for stupas some as Buddhist learning
Some Buddhist Tour Destinations are as follows:
Bodhgaya: It is one of the four holiest cities of Buddhist faith
it is the holy spot of the enlightenment of Master the site of Bodh
Gaya is looked upon with great sanctity, it has become flourishing Buddhist establishment
with so many temples, stupas & monasteries in the past few years.
Lumbini: Lumbini is the place of Lord Buddha's Birth & it is located about 22 Km. from Bhairahawa &
24 Km. south from the foothills of Himalayan valley Buddha was born in Lumbini on the full
moon day in Baisakh he was born under a sal tree after his birth he took seven
steps to north after looking all direction he told " I am the way of all creature to cross
the riddle of ocean of existence".
Nalanda: Nalanda is famous as the ancient learning seat it is world's famous ancient University
lies 62 Kms from Bodh Gaya & approx. 90 Kms from Patna, Ashoka built
many monasteries, Vihars & temples. Buddha visited Nalanda many times during his period the place
is famous for Buddhist learning shot to fame during 5th centuries.
Dharamshala: It is peaceful town situated on the high slopes of Kangra, it is the place of holiness of Dalai
Lama with Dhauladar mountain at the backdrop of town, making it a memorable tourist place,
Dharamshala is just like a small piece of diamond which spread beauty, the landscape is green surroundings,
the small city is a beautiful destination.