Monday, February 29, 2016

Bodh Gaya - The place where prophet Buddha attained enlightenment

Bodh Gaya (Buddha Gaya) is one of the four major holiest places for the people who are the followers of the discipline of Buddhist religion. Here the quest of Prince Siddhartha was fulfilled after seeking of the truth and the saga of Buddha begun.
Bodh Gaya
The Buddha Circuit:

As mentioned earlier, there are four holiest places where a Buddhist must visit – Lumbini (where prophet was born), Bodh Gaya (where the prophet attained enlightenment), Sarnath (where prophet taught lessons to the immediate followers and the “Sangha” was founded) and Kushinagar (where the prophet passed away).

Some other places are also there where the soil is blessed by Buddha’s foot prints. They are Kaushambi, Vaishali, Rajgir, Nalanda, Sravasti, Sanchi and Sankashya.