The minds and souls of the Buddhist monks are linked up with the Power Supreme. They give the people courage to break outdated customs and traditions besides rejecting the blind faiths. Buddhism yearns for something more than a life of materialism that gives deeper meaning and happiness, they describe it as “spiritual.” Significance of Buddhism..
Sravasti is a district situated on the banks of river Rapti. Located approximately 176 km far from Lucknow, it is named after King Sharavasta and is a part of the Buddhist Circuit which also includes Bihar, Nepal and states of Uttar Pradesh. Being once the capital of Kosala Kingdom the place has many temples, stupas..
Have you ever experienced a tryst with yourself? If not, get set for a serene tour with Uttar Pradesh’s Buddhist trail. The splendour of this magical land shall sweep you off your feet, as you reach to a world of sanctity. The Buddhist heritage of Uttar Pradesh is something that would satiate your urge for..
One of the 4 holy sites sanctioned by Buddha himself for pilgrimage, Kushinagar or Kushinara (as it was known in the Buddha Period) is the place where Gautam Buddha finally left his earthly abode and ascended to heavens. Kushinara was one of the sixteen Mahajanpads of the 6th century B.C. and was a living city..
Around 12 km from the famed city of Varanasi, sits a small hamlet, once lost and then rediscovered. It was here that almost 2500 years ago, Buddha set in motion what Buddhists call the Wheel of Dharma by delivering his first sermon to the five companions with whom he had sought enlightenment. Ravaged by Turk invaders..