Category Archives: Attractions

The Importance of Bodhgaya – Spiritual Destinations in Bodhgaya

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Many of the religious leaders of the world have emerged from Asia where civilizations have been in existence for several millennia. India alone boasts of being home to quite a few of these leaders. Maha Bodhi Complex Maha Bodhi can be translated to ‘Noble Tree. Though the original Bo Tree, where Lord Buddha attained the supreme bliss of enlightenment is believed to have not survived, it is confirmed through literature that the presently flourishing Bo …

Visiting Muchalinda Lake – The meditating Buddha

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Near the Mahabodhi Temple in Bodhgaya, if you walk towards your right, you’d find the Muchalinda Lake or the Lotus Pond. About Surrounded by a charming and serene atmosphere, this lake is nestled among lush greens and in the midst of it all, is a beautiful statue of Lord Buddha, meditating while he sits on a coil of the snake, with the snake’s head protecting him from the sun. Bodhgaya hotels and private homes have a picture …

A Visit to Chandigarh, India – Going green all the way

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If you want to see the cleanest and most green city in India, a trip to Chandigarh in North of India might be a great idea. About Most people don’t have Chandigarh on their list of destinations when they visit India, even travel agencies in Sri Lanka might sometimes overlook the city. Contrary to popular opinion, Chandigarh is not crowded and polluted like the major cities in the north and is a refreshing pollution free change for …