Sanitize your sins by visiting Mahabodhi TempleSpiritual Travels

October 02, 2013 19:13
Sanitize your sins by visiting Mahabodhi Temple

The dedication and devoutness of localities of Bihar along with others who are religiously inclined is exceedingly laudable. There is a celebrated shrine in Bihar called Mahabodhi Temple in Bodh Gaya constructed with brick and belongs to late Gupta period is unique. It's vicinity is usually swarmed by followers and thus holds a great relevance since times of yore. Bodh Gaya is positioned at a remoteness of 405 km far from 7 miles south of Gaya and capital Patna. The audacious emperor Asoka constructed this pious pilgrimage which happened to be one of the earliest Buddhist temples sites in India.

Further, you will not be able to take your eyes away from the raised platform below the Bodhi tree popular as Vajrasana where deity preferred meditation. Moreover, this notable place of worship in Bihar has also been selected as the World Cultural Heritage by UNESCO and enlightens you with a diamond which is kept amid the Bodhi tree and Mahabodhi temple highlighting the actual spot of Buddha’s enlightenment. Moreover, the imagery of Lord Buddha placed on the wall marking his treads beautifully curved in hard stone will surely stun you and produce an ever-lasting urge in you to come here time and again and relish its architectural sumptuousness.

Last of all, there is an attractive description given by Chinese traveler called Hiuen Tsang who also visited the place in 637 AD and did not refrain himself from touting its beauty in his piece of writing and therefore makes it a flawless magnum opus of art.

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