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Buddhist Shrines

Buddhist Shrines

Buddhism is a religion based on the divine teachings of Lord Buddha or King Siddhartha. His father was the ruler of Kapilavastu, so, he lived a life of comfort and luxury in the palace. At the age of 29, he, for the first time, saw the miseries that humankind faced. Deeply disturbed he gave up all his comforts. Abandoning his …

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Sanchi Stupa, Raisen District, Madhya Pradesh

Sanchi Stupa, Raisen District, Madhya Pradesh

When we speak of Madhya Pradesh, the first name that pops to our mind is Khajuraho. But very few people know that other than the Khajuraho temples, Madhya Pradesh is also famous for the Buddhist shrine called Sanchi Stupa. This shrine is located in the village of Sanchi and is believed to be one of the most important places for …

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Sarnath, Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh

Sarnath, Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh

Sarnath is the place where Gathama Buddha gave his first sermon. So, it holds special significance as an important Buddhist pilgrimage center. It is considered to be one among the four holy places that a Buddhist pilgrim must visit. Located 13 kilometers away from Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh is also variously known as Sarnath, Mrigadava, Migadaya, Rishipattana and Isipatana. It is …

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Kushinagar, Uttar Pradesh, India

Kushinagar, Uttar Pradesh, India

Kushinagar, a district in Uttar Pradesh, India, is one of the major Buddhist pilgrimage centers because it is the place where Lord Buddha is believed to have entered Mahaparinirvana (death). It was near the Hiranyavati River that Buddha took his last breath and was cremated at the Ramabhar Stupa. Located at a distance of 55 kilometers away from Gorakhpur, Uttar …

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Buddha Jayanti Greetings

Buddha Jayanti Greetings

Buddha Jayanti Greetings: Buddha Jayanti or also known as Buddha Purnima is the most sacred festivals of Buddhist. Buddha Purnima (Buddha Birthday) is celebrated in remembrance Lord Buddha. Lord Buddha is the founder of Buddhism. This day is the birth anniversary of Lord Buddha. It falls on the full moon of the fourth lunar month (month of Vaisakh) i.e. April …

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Chinese New Year Facts: Chinese Culture & Traditions

Chinese New Year Facts: Chinese Culture & Traditions

Chinese New Year draws in when the chill north wind blows hard, and winter is at its peak. The Chinese New Year Facts provide an insight into the vividness of the Chinese culture and tradition. Chinese New Year is draped in age old traditions and beliefs. Chinese New Year Facts present us the rich heritage of the world’s one of …

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Chinese New Year Animal: Chinese Culture & Tradition

Chinese New Year Animal: Chinese Culture & Tradition

Chinese New Year or Spring Festival, no matter what you call it, it is that time of the year which signifies celebration and merriment for millions of Chinese people all over the world. The Chinese calendar has a twelve year cycle and one of the most important characteristics of Chinese New Year calendar is that it names each of the …

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Famous Friendship Quotes in Hindi मित्रता पर अनमोल विचार

Famous Friendship Quotes in Hindi मित्रता पर अनमोल विचार

मित्र के बिना जीवन अधूरा होता है। मित्र जीवन के रोगों की औषधि होती है, इसलिए मित्रता का बहुत महत्व है। हर प्राणी घर से बाहर मित्र की तलाश करता है। मित्र जीवन का वह साथी है जो हर बुराई से हमें बचाता है। हमें भलाई की ओर बढ़ाने के लिए साधन जुटाता है। पतन से बचाकर उत्थान के पथ पर …

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What is the Buddha’s teaching about caste and colour?

What is the Buddha's teaching about caste and colour?

There is no division of caste and colour in Buddhism. In some country, the caste system is a very important social structure. However, Buddhism is free from caste, racial, and gender prejudices. Everyone is equal in spiritual potential. The Buddha explained that a man’s virtues or vices depend on his deeds, not his birth or wealth. One who comes to …

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The Fool – Lord Buddha English Poetry

The Fool - Lord Buddha English Poetry

Long is the night to one who is awake. Long is ten miles to one who is tired. Long is the cycle of birth and death to the fool who does not know the true path. If a traveller does not meet with one who is better or equal, let one firmly travel alone; there is no companionship with a …

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