Bodh Gaya


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Bodh Gaya

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Buddh Gaya

(both: bo͝od gä`yä), village (1991 pop. 21,692), Bihar state, E central India. According to tradition, BuddhaBuddha
[Skt.,=the enlightened One], usual title given to the founder of Buddhism. He is also called the Tathagata [he who has come thus], Bhagavat [the Lord], and Sugata [well-gone]. He probably lived from 563 to 483 B.C.
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 received enlightenment in Bodh Gaya. The city has extensive relics of Buddhist sculpture (8th–12th cent. A.D.) and is the seat of Magadh Univ. Buddhist pilgrims from throughout the world travel there.

Buddh Gaya

, Buddha Gaya, Bodh Gaya
a town in NE India, in Bihar: site of the sacred bo tree under which Gautama Siddhartha attained enlightenment and became the Buddha; pilgrimage centre. Pop.: 30 883 (2001)
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Patna: Security was beefed up in Bodh Gaya in Bihar after two cane bombs of high intensity were found near the Buddhist pilgrimage site on Friday evening, reminding the 2013 serial blasts which partially damaged the sanctum sanctorum of the Mahaboddhi temple.
R K Mathur, the owner of Top Travel and Tours, was quoted saying that this prestigious launch of Bodh Gaya Rooms will aid travelers with all of their requirements even before the commencement of the trip to Bodh Gaya.
By treating the Bodh Gaya shrine also under the same category, this facility has now been extended and the Bihar government will bear the expenses to be incurred for the deployment of the CISF personnel at the Mahabodhi temple.
The Intelligence Bureau (IB) had sent a warning alert some time back to Bihar Government about a possible terror attack at Bodh Gaya temple.
Indian home secretary Anil Goswami confirmed that the Bodh Gaya blasts were a terror attack.
The temple at Bodh Gaya lies at the very heart of the Buddhist faith 6 Siddhartha Gautama, the Lord Buddha himself, is believed to have attained enlightenment under the Mahabodhi Tree inside the temple.
We told them that Bodh Gaya is a probable target for attack," he said.
During his visit to Bodh Gaya, he is likely to meet Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar also.
Ann and Sanjay run the Karma Guest House in Bodh Gaya and have set up The Karma Project, which provides skills and schools for youngsters as young as four, up to teenagers and young women.
Cross-disciplinary Perspectives on a Contested Site: Bodh Gaya Jataka.
INDIA Tibetan dancers perform a ritual dance in front of spiritual leader the Dalai Lama, centre, on the final day of Kalachakra Buddhist festival, in Bodh Gaya, Bihar, India, believed to be the place where Buddha attained enlightenment.
Un grupo de monjes budistas de Tailandia, Japon, China, Tibet y otros paises sueltan varios faroles como simbolo de esperanza ante la estatua de Buda en Bodh Gaya (India), para exigir energias renovables como solucion a la crisis energetica que se vive en el estado de Bihar, uno de los mas deficientes de la India, en especial en zonas rurales, donde apenas llega la electricidad.