Buddhism is a tradition which is surrounded by different traditions, beliefs, and religious practices and developed by the teachings of Lord Buddha, also known as Siddhartha Gautama. Buddha was born as a prince of the ancient Kapilvastu Kingdom which now lies in Lumbini in Nepal. Buddhism focuses on spiritual personal development and peace of mind. Buddhism is a way of practice that believes in a set of methods to live and die in a better way. Meditation in Buddhism develops joy, determination, endurance, kindness, and tolerance. Let me take you to a virtual journey of Buddhist pilgrimage tour.
The Specialties of Package
Buddhist pilgrimage tour takes you to the most beautiful places in the country. It provides a spiritual, peaceful and beautiful experience to the visitor. This tour takes the visitors to the most beautiful destinations and the country and enables them to experience the various colors of the country.
Buddhist Pilgrimage Tour in Nepal
Nepal is the center of Buddhism as Maya Devi gave birth to Lord Buddha in this country. Nepal is the land of tourist attractions who seek inner peace and paradise by experiencing various Buddhists tours. The major spiritual sites covered in this tour are Boudhanath Stupa, Swayambhunath stupa, Namo Buddha, and Buddha’s birthplace Lumbini. The package starts from Kathmandu where the visitor will visit the largest Buddhist Stupa “Boudhanath Stupa”, monkey temple, “Swayambhunath Stupa” and some historical and ancient monasteries and durbar squares.
Then we will head towards the hilly area “Namo Buddha” which is one of the best holy places with Himalayan views. The most attracted site of the tour is “Lumbini”, the place where Lord Buddha was born. In Lumbini, the visitors can explore various and different monastery named with the different countries and the ancient Maya Devi temple, Asoka pillar, etc. this tour is not only suited for pilgrimage purpose but also for the great historic experience.
The Buddhist sites in India
Buddhism is deep- routed in India. Buddhism originated in the Indian subcontinent and later it became the vital and major religion of the world. There are various pilgrimage sites in India which are extensively admired and respected in terms of Buddhism like Bodhgaya- sacred and religious site located in Gaya district in the state of Bihar, Patna- state capital of Bihar, Kushinagar- a pilgrimage town in the Kushinagar district of the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh, Vaishali- a district in Bihar. These Buddhist sites provide an outstanding and unmatched peace and religiousness to the tourist’s mind.
Buddhist pilgrimage sites and tourist places in India are: Bodh Gaya- Bihar, Sarnath- near Varanasi (Uttar Pradesh), Kushinagar- near Gorakhpur (Uttar Pradesh), Shravasti- near West Rapti River (Uttar Pradesh), Sankasya- Uttar Pradesh, Rajgir and Nalanda- Bihar, Vaishali- Bihar.
Important Buddhist Monasteries in India
They are: Key Monastery- Spiti Valley (Himachal Pradesh), Dalai Lama Temple Complex Dharamshala- Mcleodganj Himachal Pradesh, Tawang Monastery- Arunachal Pradesh, Rumtek Monastery- Gangtok Sikkim, Namdroling Monastery- Bylakruppe (Karnataka), Thiksey Monastery- Ladakh (Jammu and Kashmir), Ghoom Monastery- Ghum (West Bengal).
Important Ancient Buddhist Sites
The important ancient Buddhist sites on Buddhists pilgrimage tour package Ajanta Caves- Aurangabad (Maharashtra), Bojjannakonda- Andhra Pradesh, Karla and Bhaja Caves- near Lonavla (Maharashtra).