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had and would hold an important niche, when we would refer to Buddhist sites
in India. The Buddhist city, Rajgir, is famous all over the world due to the
immense presence of Lord Buddha in Rajgir. He bestowed his blessing on the
city in the forms of Buddhist teachings. Rajgir is Raja Griha
12 km away south of Patna. The city attains sanctity and great relevance
over a period of time. His preaching still echoes in the air so much that
you can actually feel Lord Buddha's presence the benign city.
Rajgir is also an important destination for Jains as they are most of the
hills are toped by Digambara Shrines. It is a scenic and a picturesque
destination where travellers get a sigh of relief from wordly pleasures.
This is an important seat where Buddha came across delivered number of
sermons. It was this place where Budhha preachings were converted into
manuscipts. Created by Japnese, Gridhakuta Hills in Rajgir , is reached by
an impressive ropeway that take you to the top.
The Jail refurbish the memories of the most devoted Mauryan King Bambisara,
who took his last breathe here. He was a Buddhist and he chose the place as
he was able to see Grikhuta Hill to do his meditation.
This is an yet another Pari Nirvana or the great Cessation of
Buddha. This place shows that Buddha lies on the right side with the right
forearm resting under his head and he commemorates the final salvation or
Mukti of the great founder of the Buddhist faith.
It is the name given to hot springs and is supposed to have healing powers.
12 kms away away from
Rajgir, Nalanda is an important buddhist destination of India.
50 kms away from
Rajgir, it is an important pilgrimage centre. Bodh Gaya resonates the silent
vibes of those sacred steps which came their some 2500 years ago.
Gaya is a Hindu pilgrimage and is especially important for
the post death rituals, as it's believed that the rituals lead to a peaceful
"moksha" of the dead soul.
By Air :
The Nearest Airport is at Patna which is 100 kms
By Rail :
Bhakhtiyarpur, 54 kms forms the nearest
railhead which connects Rajgir.
By Road :
Rajgir is well connected by road to Patna and
Bodh Gaya which is 70 kms away.
Best Time to Visit :
October to March
Buddhist Destination in India :
Orissa Land of Temples
- By Bhageerathy
Ranchi- A Beautiful City In Bihar
Nawal Kishore Prasad
The Lotus Trail
- By Rahul
Patna To Bodhgaya
- By Asima
Madhubani - A Popular
Rural Art Form
- By Sagar Chakraborty