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Photo feature- Vaishali by Ajit Chouhan

  Ajit Chouhan Photo Feature Vaishali By Ajit Chouhan Vaishali or Vesali (Pali) was the capital city of the Licchavi, one of world’s first democratic republics, in the Vajjian Confederacy (Vrijji) mahajanapada, around the 6th century BC. It was here in 599 BCE the 24th Jain Tirthankara, Bhagwan Mahavira was born and brought up in Kundalagrama in Vaishali republic, which make pious & auspicious pilgrimage to Jainist. Also Gautama Buddha preached his last sermon before his death in ca 483 BCE, then in 383 BCE the Second Buddhist council was convened here by King Kalasoka, making it... 

Photo Feature- Mahabodhi Temple Bodh Gaya by Ajit Chouhan

Mahabodhi Temple

Photo Feature

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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