Vaishali,World's First Republic & Archaeological Site

Vaishali, considered to be World’s First Republic and currently an Archaeological site, is situated in the district with same name, Vaishali, in Bihar state of India. The relic Stupa at Vaishali, where ashes of Buddha are believed to be kept. Photo Source : Creative commons Licensed under CC BY 2.5. In 6th century B.C., representatives…

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Dharamsala, Central Tibetan Administration HQ and Hill station

Dharamsala

Dharamsala or Dharamshala, The Central Tibetan Administration Headquarters and Hill station town, is in Himachal Pradesh, India. Dharamshala is at a distance of 18 kilometers from Kangra, the district head quarters. McLeodGanj town, Central Tibetan Administration Headquarters and Hill station in Dharamsala – Image Courtesy : Wikimedia Tenzin Gyatso, 14th Dalai Lama, established Dharamshala as…

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Bodh Gaya, Gautama Buddha's Enlightenment Site

Mahabodhi temple in Bodhgaya Bodh Gaya, Gautama Buddha’s Enlightenment Site is at Gaya district of Bihar state, India. Bodh Gaya is the place where, it is believed that the¬†Gautama Buddha attained¬†Enlightenment and hence is one among the four sacred pilgrimage centers for Buddhists. Bodhgaya is a UNESCO World Heritage Site in India. Prince Gautama Siddhartha,…

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