Are you looking for a place to explore India’s rich history and culture? Then Rajgir is the perfect destination for you! Located in Bihar, the city has been home to many great kings, saints, and spiritual leaders. Take a Rajgir Buddha Tourism Tour with Buddist Circuit Train for a journey of one of a kind!!
Rajgir is an important tourist pilgrimage center for Buddhism and a place of immense historical significance. Rajgir has been revered by Buddhists since ancient times as it was here where Lord Buddha spent many years teaching his disciples about Dharma or righteousness and how to live life with harmony. He even held several meetings at Gridhkuta Hill, where he discussed religion with his followers, including Mahavira Jainism founder Mahavira Swami who later became one of Buddhism’s most influential teachers.
It is a must-visit destination for any Buddhist pilgrim or traveler looking to explore India’s rich cultural heritage. The best time to visit Rajgir would be between October-March when temperatures are pleasant enough for sightseeing tours and exploring Rajgir buddhist mandir travels around town without feeling too hot or cold outside!
Also known as Vulture’s peak. According to legends, this hill served as a venue for several discourses given by Lord Buddha during his stay here after attaining enlightenment, making it an incredibly sacred spot visited annually by thousands of pilgrims from all over the world each year! You can enjoy stunning views from atop these hills and marvel at ancient monuments found nearby, including stupas built centuries ago dedicated to different Buddhas & Bodhisattvas!
It is one of the most popular attractions in Rajgir Buddha Tourism due to its association with King Bimbisara, who ruled Magadha during 544 – 492 BCE. The jail was where he was imprisoned by his son Ajatasattu who later became king himself! This spot has become an important pilgrimage site associated with Buddhism, where visitors can learn more about this part of history while paying their respects simultaneously.
Rajgir Buddha travel tour takes you to Venuvan Monastery, built by King Bimbisara and offered to Lord Buddha. Buddha stayed here for a time after attaining enlightenment. It is a Japanese shrine with different bamboo groves and plants spread all around. A fish pond and a Stupa near one of its sides are in the middle of the monastery. The guided tours around the complex, learning more about its past while admiring intricate sculptures carved into walls depicting stories related directly or indirectly towards Buddhism itself is truly a mesmerizing experience!
In Rajgir Buddhist Tour, you will also get to explore Saptparni Caves, where the first Buddhist Council was held. Saptparni Cave is also the source of Rajgir Hot water springs which have curative properties and are considered sacred by Hindus, Buddhists, and Jains. These caves also hold great significance due to their connection with Mahabharata epic story - Pandavas had spent one year living incognito within this very cave before being discovered by the Kaurava army sent out against them!
The Son bhadra Caves (Also known as Swarn Bhandar Caves) means ‘store of gold’, and is home to a hidden gold treasure. Legend has it that a massive amount of gold is hidden inside these caves’ walls. A passage inside the cave leads to the treasure, but no one can ever find it. It also served as a monastery for monks meditating there daily under Lord Gautama’s guidance
Brahmkund is regarded as the most sacred and hottest, with a temperature of around 45 degrees Celsius. This hot water spring is known for its medicinal properties, which help cure many skin-related issues. The stairs above the Brahm Kund lead to the Pippala cave, a massive stone structure with grottos on all sides. It is named after the Pipal tree, located at the cave’s entrance and said to have been occasionally visited by the Buddha for meditation after his midday meal.
So, if you’re looking forward to exploring India’s spiritual side, then Rajgir Buddha Tourism Tour should be high up on your list - especially if you’re interested in learning more about how influential religion shaped our country throughout the ages before us today. Book your Tour NOW!
Buddhist Circuit Train covers the following destinations Gaya, Rajgir & Nalanda, Varanasi, Lumbini, Kushinagar, Sravasti, and Agra.
The best time to visit Rajgir would be between October-March when temperatures are pleasant enough for sightseeing tours and exploring Rajgir buddhist mandir travels around town without feeling too hot or cold outside!
Rajgir is commonly known as where Gautam Buddha gave many sermons, and Lord Mahavir lived here for some time. You can visit some famous attractions like Gridhakuta Hill, Bimbisara Jail, Venuvana Monastery, and Saptparni Cave when in Rajgir.
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No, Buddha gained enlightenment at Bodhgaya. The Buddhist tourist train takes you to all the places related to buddha’s life and helps you experience firsthand the self-disciplined and legendary life of Lord Buddha.