The presentation provides information about Buddhist Pilgrimage sites situated in India and Nepal. Destinations include religious places like Lumbini, Bodh Gaya, Sarnath, Kushinagar, Dharamshala with others.
Buddhist Pilgrimages Sites to Visit in India and Nepal
Sites (India & Nepal)
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Dharamsala (Mcleodganj) The beautiful hill
station is a centre of preaching of the his holiness, the Dalai Lama. The
small Himalayan town is located in Kangra District of Himachal Pradesh
state. It gives a magnificent view of the Dhauladhar range of the Himalayas.
Lumbini The Holy Place of Birth of Lord Buddha, located in NEPAL.
The place is considered as Mecca for the followers of Buddhism religion. Maya
Devi Temple, Ashoka Pillar and Stupas are must visit places for everyone.
Bodhgaya The Place of Enlightenment, 15 kms away from Gaya City,
India. Lord Buddha reached here approximately 2500 years ago in the quest of
enlightenment. The sacred Bodhi Tree and Mahabodhi temple are the religious
places to visit in the city.
Kushinagar The Holy Place where Lord Buddha entered into MAHA-
PARINIRVANA, 56 kms away from Gorakhpur city, Uttar Pradesh, India. Every
year millions of people come at this Buddhist pilgrimage to see the place
where Lord Buddha last stayed.
Places to visit - Nirvana Stupa and temple, Mahaparinirvana temple, Wat Thai
temple and Ramabhar Stupa. A metals statue of Buddha, brought from Japan,
can also be seen.
Sarnath The Holy Place where Lord BUDDHA PREACHED HIS FIRST
SERMON. It is located just 10 kms away from the Hindu Pilgrimage city
Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh. Dhamekha Stupa, Chaukhandi, Asokan Pillar and The
Digambar Jain temple are the places to watch.
Sanchi A UNESCO World heritage Site, the place is famous for
stupa of Sanchi. The buddhist pilgrimage is located in 52 kms from
Bhopal, the state capital of Madhya Pradesh State. The ASI museum is
also worth a visit.
Kapilvastu The Place where Lord Buddha spent 29 years
years of his early life. The city is located 27 km from Lumbini and can be
reach from India and Nepal.
Ladakh Falls in Himalayan Region, the place is known for its
peace and tranquil environment. Leh-Ladakh is not only important to
Buddhists but it is also one of the most visited tourism destinations in
India. Places to visit here are Shey Palace, Thiksey Monastery, Hemis
Monastery and Stok Palace.
Some Other Buddhist Pilgrimage Sites
Ajanta and Ellora
Thanks for Watching
If you are interested to visit any of these places to
see Buddha Temples and other religious destinations.
Consider taking Buddha tour packages.