Buddha Shakyamuni was born as a Royal Prince approximately in 624 BC in a place called Lumbini which was originally in northern India but is now part of Nepal.Click here to Read More



Lord Buddha was born at Lumbini while his mother was on her way to parental home from Kapilvastu. Lumbini should be visited and seen by a person of devotion, Lumbini is Mecca of every Buddhist, being one of the four holy places of Buddhism.Click here to Read More


A place where Lord Buddha left his footsteps nearly 2500 years ago while travelling in the quest of enlightenment, situated by the river Phalgu, Bodhgaya is one of the most important and sacred Buddhist Pilgrimage centre in the world. It was here under a banyan tree, the Bodhi Tree, Gautama attained supreme knowledge to become Buddha, the Enlightened One. The serenity of the atmosphere Click here to Read More


At a distance of only 10-km from the famous Hindu pilgrimage Varanasi, after attaining Enlightenment the Buddha went to Sarnath.Lord Buddha had visited Sarnath looking for his five companions who abandoned him in Rajgir while they deviated from the viewpoint of Lord Buddha on self-mortification.Click here to Read More


Kushinagar is another principal centre of Buddhism, worth a sincere admiration, is the place where Lord Buddha went to(Parinirvana) passed away at this place near the Hiranyavati River and was cremated at the Ramabhar stupa. It was once a celebrated centre of the Mall Kingdom. Many of its stupas and Viharas date back to 230 BC – AD 413. When its prosperity was at the peak. In 543 BC, on a full moon night of Magh the legend delivered lecture to his Sangha and declared that he is going to leave the mortal world soon enough.Click here to Read More



The little village of Piprahwa is a very important Buddhist pilgrimage since Lord Buddha had spent his first twenty-nine years of life in this region. Excavations by archaeological survey of India have revealed the relation of this place to the Kushan period.Click here to Read More


These 3rd –century caves are considered the finest masterpiece of Buddhist art and architecture. These historical manmade cave comprise of beautiful paintings on the walls and ceilings that depict the life of the Buddha.Click here to Read More


Believed to be built in the period of 350 AD to 750 AD, Ellora caves came later than Ajanta but hold the same mystical charm that is typical of these caves. The Andakasuramardana incarnation of Lord Shiva is special and is a must see for any art lover, as are the other important structures,depicting various dance forms of Shiva.Ellora caves are more important to see the common threads of the threeClick here to Read More


Sanchi, in the state of Madhya Pradesh, was built by the Mauryan Emperor Ashoka, the Governor of Ujjaini. His daughter and son, Sanghamitra and Mahindra respectively, were sent to Sri Lanka where they converted the King, queen and the local people to Buddhism.Click here to Read More



These 3rd –century caves are considered the finest masterpiece of Buddhist art and architecture. These historical manmade cave comprise of beautiful paintings on the walls and ceilings that depict the life of the Buddha. Visiting these caves is like travelling back to the past. At Ajanta, the paintings on the walls, illustrate the events in the life of Gautama Buddha.Click here to Read More


Ladakh is fascinating, proved again, by the beauty of another monastic village called Alchi, in the lower parts of Ladakh. The place is again a hilly terrain, with beautiful temples scattered in the midst of the hills, colourful flags waved off by the winds blowing haphazardly, and amidst all these interesting features, the simple and hard working people of Alchi, makes the place an intoxication for the vulnerable minded.Click here to Read More


Bhaja caves also share the same importance as those of the others in Maharashtra, including the Ajanta, Ellora and Elephanta. These are, believed to be built during the Mauryan rules, in the early Theravadin phase of Buddhism.Click here to Read More


Dharamsala (Mcleaodganj) is in Kangra District of the state of Himachal Pradesh. This hill station with a magnificent view of the Dhauladhar range of the Himalayas is the seat of His Holiness, the Dalai Lama.It has obtained its name from the guesthouse for the religious travellers, called Dharamsala in Hindi.Click here to Read More


Situated by the river Daya, Dhauli hill is an important Buddhist tourist destination near Bhubaneswar, for the ancient sculptures and the extraordinary art forms that have been found here. The hills are also famous for the Kalinga war that is famous for the transformation of Ashoka, into Buddhism.Click here to Read More


Believed to be built in the period of 350 AD to 750 AD, Ellora caves came later than Ajanta but hold the same mystical charm that is typical of these caves. The Andakasuramardana incarnation of Lord Shiva is special and is a must see for any art lover,as are the other important structures, depicting various dance forms of Shiva.Click here to Read More


This beautiful monastery, specially known for its colourful festival, is one of the best places to visit for the Buddhist pilgrims, while in Ladakh. Also known as the lone place for the compassionate person, Chang-Chub-Sam-Ling in local language, this Gompa belongs to the Brokpa order and quite unusually holds a majority of women inhabitants.Click here to Read More


Junnar caves are also an important destination for the Buddhist pilgrims, not very far from Mumbai and Pune, these caves are situated in Aurangabad district and are well known to the tourist, especially the Buddhist pilgrims around the world. There are many caves in the hill ranges, all-important in the archaeological point of view.Click here to Read More


Kanheri caves, perhaps, are the most easily reachable among all caves, and also the lonely one in the midst of a national park in India. The 109 caves are reachable through the Sanjay Gandhi national park, a good way to reach a religious destination. Click here to Read More


Sankisa is related to many Myths pertaining to Lord Buddha, especially his descending from the heaven after death makes it an ideal destination for Buddhist pilgrims. The place is as interesting as the stories related to Buddha, charming, quite and enchanting. Click here to Read More


Sravasti, capital of an ancient kingdom by the same name, is sacred to the Buddhists because it was here that Lord Buddha confounded his critics with a million fold manifestation of himself, seated on a thousand-petalled lotus, as fire and water emanated from his body.Click here to Read More


The stupa is the largest in the world, with a height of 104 ft, and attracts lots of Buddhist pilgrims from around the world.Excavated in 1998, the stupa is rare example of Buddhist architecture and archaeological preservation.Click here to Read More


It it’s the peace, tranquillity and ancient culture that attracts you the most, Ladakh is the place to head for. It has successfully retained its ancient cultural heritage and still untouched by the waves of modernism.Click here to Read More


Lalitagiri is also a well-known tourist pilgrimage, especially for Buddhism, and draws hoards of pilgrims each year. It has a famous 1st century Buddhist complex and some of the best sculptures of the age.Click here to Read More


A Major pilgrimage site, venerated by the Hindus from all around, Mathura is a highly revered place for being the birthplace of the Hindu God Krishna. Once the capital of Braj in ancient period, it was a Mathura,Click here to Read More


Built on a hallowed site where the Buddha had often stayed, Nalanda is one of the World’s oldest living cities. The Buddhist University of Nalanda, once the most prestigious centre of learning in Asia, was built here.Click here to Read More


Is located at a height of 3050 meters in the magnificently isolated Spiti Velly of Himachal Pradesh. Founded in 96 AD by the great scholar, Richen Zangpo, as an institution for advanced learning.Click here to Read More


The Tawang monastery is one of the largest Buddhist monasteries in India. The 6th Dalai Lama was born here. The main attraction are the gigantic Io-metre gilded Buddha statue, a large collection of priceless manuscripts, books and tangkhas,Click here to Read More


Udaigiri is an important Buddhist pilgrimage in the state of Orissa, special due to its caves, which house some of the most antique and architecturally important sculptures of Buddhist origins.Click here to Read More


The ancient remains at this site, 150 km southeast of Hyderabad were discovered in 1926 by archaeologist AR Saraswati. Two major excavations were carried out before 1953, when it became known that the area would be flooded by Nagarjuna Sagar,Click here to Read More


Patna is the capital of Bihar state. Patna is situated on south bank of the river Ganga. Lord Buddha came here when he had to cross the mighty river and the small town that stood on its banks, Pataligram.Click here to Read More


The town houses one of the oldest monasteries, with the same name, Pemayangtse monastery and has suddenly become a popular destination for the Buddhist pilgrims, especially the Tibetans. Click here to Read More


Rajgir has got the name from Raj Griha meaning the abode of the king. The city was the capital of the mighty Magadha Empire during the period of Lord Buddha’s lifetime when Patliputra was not formed.Click here to Read More


Ratnagiri is another pilgrimage related to Buddhism, near Udaigiri and Khandigrir caves, and has many significant Buddhist sculptures scattered around in the hill range. The excavations have revealed the relation of this place with the Gupta Dynasty, Click here to Read More


Rumtek 24 km from Gangtok in Sikkim, is the seat of his Holiness, the XVIth Gyawla Karmpa, and the head of the Karma Kagyu order of Tibetan Buddhism. Rumtek is a famous monastery, all over the world, especially among the Tibetan Buddhists, and is situated nearClick here to Read More


It was here that the Buddha announced the approaching of his Mahaparnirvana. During one of his visits here, the Buddha was offered a bowl of honey by a monkey. This incident is mentioned as one of the eight great events in his life. Click here to Read More

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