In the 1890s, Anagarika Dharmapala launched a movement to restore control of the holy Buddhist shrine from a Saivite sect.
Historical treasures of India in Bihar: Bodh Gaya, Nalanda, Pawapuri; Huned Contractor; Connected To India
The Mahabodhi Temple Complex or Bodh Gaya, in India’s Bihar state – which is also known as the place where Gautam Buddha attained enlightenment – is probably one of the top 100 places in the world to visit before you die.
Lord Buddha, who the world also knew as Siddhartha Gautam, was an embodiment of compassion, and 2500 years later from his birth, lakhs of people get drawn to the Mahabodhi Temple complex in Bodh Gaya.
Read more from source: In the presence of serenity, sanctity and beauty at Bodhgaya
Information to plan a visit Bodh Gaya in Bihar, India, the most important Buddhist pilgrimage place in the world, includes how to get there and where to stay.
Read more from source: Where Buddha Became Enlightened: How to Visit Bodh Gaya
The Unesco world heritage site of Mahabodhi Mahavihara has just got an upgrade. Now, tourists and devotees visiting the shrine will not have to go through tomes in libraries to know about the Buddha’s life. The Bodhgaya Temple Management Committee has got the life history of the Buddha encrypted on the walls towards the northern end of the shrine.
A year after terror attacks, serenity finds its way back inside Bodhgaya’s Mahabodhi Temple…
Source: Under the Bodhi tree
Bodh Gaya is a journey of the mind and spirit when stories once heard materialise into serene reality and scenes evoke lessons learnt from textbooks…
Source: In the land of the Buddha