Sarnath- Buddhist pilgrimage destination in UP India

Share post:

Sarnath, situated 10 km away from Varanasi, is the place where Lord Buddha preached his first sermon in 500 B.C.

At Sarnat,h, Lord Buddha had delivered his first sermon to his five disciples where he had preached the middle path for attaining ‘Nirvana’.

The most notable structures of Sarnath are the Dhamekh Stupa and Dharmarajika Stupa. The stupas are cylindrical in shape and rise to great heights from the ground.

Near it is the great Ashokan pillar, surmounted by the magnificent capital of four adored lions, which today forms the national emblem of India. Another stupa, Choukhandi was built by Mughal Emperor Akbar in the year 1555 A.D. Another important shrine in Sarnath is Mulgandha Kuti Vihara built in the year 1930.

Austin K
Austin Khttps://www.megri.com/
I'm Austin K., a passionate writer exploring the world of News, Technology, and Travel. My curiosity drives me to delve into the latest headlines, the cutting-edge advancements in tech, and the most breathtaking travel destinations. And yes, you'll often find me with a Starbucks in hand, fueling my adventures through the written word

Related articles

Factors to Consider When Repairing Roof Blistering Under Solar Panels: A Comprehensive Guide

As the demand for renewable energy continues to rise, more and more homeowners are opting to install solar...

Localize Your Website for Global Success: A Step-by-Step Guide

In today's digital age, expanding your business globally is a significant step towards monumental success. However, the process...

The Timeless Allure Of Chains: Tracing The Evolution Of A Fashion Staple

Table of Contents: Introduction The Origins of Chains as Decorative Adornments Cultural Significance Across Eras The Evolution of...

Understanding Indoor Air Quality And Its Impact On Health And Well-being

Table of Contents: Introduction to Indoor Air Quality The Science Behind Indoor Air Quality Recognizing the Symptoms of...