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Photo Feature- Mahabodhi Temple Bodh Gaya by Ajit Chouhan

Mahabodhi Temple

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The Mahabodhi Temple Bodh Gaya

By Ajit Chouhan

The Mahabodhi Temple (महाबोधि मंदिर) (Literally: “Great Awakening Temple”) is a Buddhist temple in Bodh Gaya, the location where Siddhartha Gautama, the Buddha, attained enlightenment. Bodh Gaya is located about 96 km (60 mi) from Patna, Bihar state, India. Next to the temple, to its western side, is the holy Bodhi tree. In the Pali Canon, the site is called Bodhimanda, and the monastery there the Bodhimanda Vihara. The tallest tower is 55 metres (180 ft) tall.


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