Buddhist Tour is one of the most significant travel tours for the Hindu pilgrims. Originated from India, Buddhism is named among the largest religions of the world. The popular religious text, Mahaparinirvana sutra explains about Buddhism. Also known as Nirvana Sutra, this holy text encrypted in Sanskrit language is of major significance in Buddhism. Originated from Andhra Pradesh, India in the first century CE, this religious text was further expanded by Chinese translator Dharmaksema.
The Nirvana Sutra explains the life of prominent Lord Buddha. It has all the explanations about the life of Lord Buddha as well as the lessons given by him. All the Buddhist Pilgrimage sites have their own significance related to the life of Buddha, lets discuss some words about these prominent holy places:-
Bodh Gaya:- Village residing in Bihar, Bodhgaya is one of the most significant pilgrimage sites for the Buddhism followers. The main center of attraction at Bodh Gaya for the pilgrims is the Mahabodhi Temple. According to the history, Gautam Buddha attains his supreme knowledge and enlightenment at this place under a banyan tree. The tree is now popularly known as Bodh Tree.
Lumbini:- Located in Rupandehi District of Nepal, this Buddhist pilgrimage site acts as a magnet and attracts numerous pilgrims. The place has many temples and monasteries funded by the Buddhist organizations. With reference to the Buddhist tradition and history, Lumbini is the birth place of Siddhartha Gautama who later founded Buddhism and popularly known as Lord Buddha.
Kushi Nagar:- This place is situated in the state of Uttar Pradesh. This is the place of attainment of Parinirvana by Gautam Buddha, after his death. The Buddhism followers wish to visit this place at least once in their lifetime.
Rajgir:- Located in the Nalanda District of Bihar, Rajgir has the major attention of the pilgrims from all over the world. The peaceful environment of this place refreshes your mind and soul. As per the historical facts, it is believed that Gautam Buddha offered lessons about Buddhism here and converted pilgrims into Buddhism.