Bodh Gaya is the one of the most important holy place for Buddhism which is situated on the bank of river Neranjana. It is famous because there Gautama Buddha has obtained enlightenment under a banyan tree, the Bodhi tree. Under this tree Gautama gain knowledge to become Buddha. Buddha was worn in 563 BC in Kapilvastu, which is now in Nepal on Baisakhi Purnima, but as a religion he was really born in Bihar. Because he leaved his house at age of 29 to travel and mediate in search of truth. After reaching of Gaya he mediates for six year at Urubela which is known as Buddhagaya in Gaya, he attained enlightenment,which is a stage of having knowledge about nobles and universal truths. Ashoka is the first emperor who built monks, pillars and temples for the Buddhist, which is known as Ashokan pillars. He contributed himself towards the consolidation, revival and spread of the religion.
What to See in Bodh Gaya :-
There are many places and temples to see in Bodh Gaya. Some of them are:- Mahabodhi Temple, Animesh Lochan Chaitya, Bodhi Tree, Chankramana, Ratnagarh, etc.
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