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The Thai Monastery Bodhgaya – A Thai Sanctum in the Scared Bodhgaya

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Bodhagaya is mostly known for its significance in Buddhism and is popular among pilgrims as the place where the Buddha obtained enlightenment. The sacred Mahabodhi temple is surrounded by temples from majority Buddhist countries, the likes of Thailand, Sri Lanka and China. Thai-India relations The Thai Monastery of Bodhgqaya is the only Thai temple in India and was built by the patronage of the Monarch of Thailand upon the request of Prime Minister Jawahal Nehru …

The Mahabodhi Temple – Mystical and enthralling!

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The fascinating Mahabodhi Temple has the distinction of probably being the temple in India that is most commonly featured in picture postcards depicting the country. Read on to know more facts. About The remarkable Mahabodhi Temple is one of India’s renowned shrines that will undoubtedly capture the interest of the visitor. This temple is famous as the sacred ground where Lord Buddha formulated his philosophy of life and attained enlightenment. It has a rich history …

The Dungeshwari Cave – A must visit when in Bodhgaya!

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Known as the Mahakala Caves, the Dungeshwari Cave Complex is where Gautama Siddhartha is believed to have meditated for 6 years before he travelled to Bodhgaya. Read on to find out more. History of the Cave Complex The Lord Buddha is believed to have meditated and undergone years of severe pence in the caves for six years before he attained final realisation. The main caves house two shrines dedicated to the Lord Buddha while one …