Tourism in Uttar Pradesh - Buddhist Religious Sites

Buddhist Religious Sites

Uttar Pradesh has many sites which are connected to Lord Buddha and hence, are sacred to Buddhists.

  • Sarnath: a place where he held his first public discourse. Also at Sarnath is the Ashoka Pillar with the Lion Capital, is important archaeological artifact with national significance.
  • Kushinagar: Where he attained Mahaparinirvana (Demise).
  • Kaushambi: Where Buddha delivered many a sermons.
  • Sankassa: Where he descended after addressing his mother in Heaven.
  • Sravasti: His favorite monsoon resort.

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