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Bodhgaya Tour

Bodhgaya Temple Tour





Bodhgaya is very significant and holy Buddhist Pilgrimage hub in the world. Here, Under the Banyan Tree (Bodhi Tree), Gautama attained supreme knowledge to become Buddha, the Enlightened One. Most of the major events of Gautama life happened in Bodhgaya, Bihar while he was born in the foothills of the Himalayas as a Sakya prince of Kapilvastu (Now part of Nepal). The prince had been traveling here and there, for the search of peace for long six years. At Bodhgaya, his holy mission was achieved. Buddhism as a faith was really born in Bodhgaya and grows here through his preaching and the example of his way of life of great simplicity, renunciation and sympathy for everything living.

Of course, Bodhgaya has developed into the most holy spot for Buddhists from all over the world.


Attractions


Mahabodhi Temple - The temple is an enormous desirability to the Buddhists, and situated in the neighborhood of the Maha Bodhi Tree under which Gautama attained enlightenment. Height of the Mahabodhi Temple is around 170 feet, the basement is 48 square feet and get higher in the shape of a slender Pyramid till it reaches its neckline. Visit to Mahabodhi Temple is must, not only due to significance but also for the structural design and the art substance.
Inside the temple, Shiva Lingam was installed on beginning of the 9th century, is a wonderful part of monument.

Mahabodhi Tree – Mahabodhi Tree is well known holiest tree since Buddha attained enlightenment under it. Tree is perhaps the fifth sequence of the original tree. Everyone, who likes an ambience of peacefulness, would appreciate this place’s surrounding to be absolutely weather for meditation.

Vajrasana - Vajrasana is the stone stage, where Buddha sat in meditation while he attained enlightenment. It is restricted for any tourist activity on it; however, even the sight doesn't fail to excite the spirituality of the watcher.

Animesh Lochan Chaitya - It is said that the Buddha spent seven days here, looking in the direction of Bodhi Tree out of gratitude, without twinkling his eye


How to Reach Bodhgaya


By Air - The Nearest Airport is at Gaya (7 Kms). Many National and International carrier brings passenger to this destination.

By Rail - Nearest Railhead is at Gaya (16 Kms).

By Road - Bodhgaya is well connected by road to the Gaya (17 Kms), Rajgir (80 Kms), Nalanda (96 Kms), Patna (105 Kms), Varanasi (243 Kms), Calcutta (493 Kms)

Local Transport - Taxis, Auto Rickshaws, Cycle Rickshaws are available.