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Tawang Monastery, Arunachal Pradesh

Tawang Monastery, Arunachal Pradesh

Located in the Tawang-Chu river valley, in Arunachal Pradesh, India, at an elevation of 3300 meters, the wonderful Tawang monastery is one of the most important and largest Buddhist shrines in the world. This holy shrine, located in the midst of majestic mountain ranges, is home to more than 700 monks and 450 Lamas, making it the biggest Buddhist Monastery …

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Buddha Purnima around the world

Buddha Purnima around the world

Buddha Purnima in India Bodh Gaya (Bihar): Before his death, the Buddha enjoined his followers to make pilgrimages to four sites: Lumbini, where he was born; Uruvela (modern Bodh Gaya), the site of his enlightenment; Sarnath, the place of his first sermon; and Kushinara, where he died. Each of these sites may be visited today, and Bodh Gaya remains the …

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Famous Cities Quiz

Famous Cities Quiz

Famous Cities Quiz – Different cities are famous for different things. The famous landmarks quiz tests how much you know about some of the world’s most famous destinations.

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