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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 …

Bodhgaya: The City of Enlightenment

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Bodhgaya is a religious site, a place of pilgrimage and a place of historical significance. This also known as the place where Gautama Buddha attained enlightenment and the place where the doctrine of Buddhism originated. History Even though it is said that Gautama Buddha attained enlightenment around 500 BC there was no structures built at Bodhgaya until 250 BCE. The first shrine and monastery were established by King Asoka and many other shrines were built …