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The most important places of pilgrimage in Buddhism are located in the Gangetic plains of ... Buddha's Holy Sites · Dharma Wheel.svg. The Four Main Sites. Bodh Gaya · Kushinagar · Lumbini ... Rajgir was another major city of ancient India.


Holy city is a term applied to many cities, all of them central to the history or faith of specific .... Qufu (Confucianism); Lhasa (Tibetan Buddhism); Thimphu (Tibetan Buddhism); Ise (Shinto); Yawata (Shinto); Mount Kōya (Shingon Buddhism) ...


The Buddha is said to have identified four sites most worthy of ... where Buddha spent the largest amount of time, being a major city in ...


The Significance of Four Holy Sites The four holy sites refer to those destinations that have been witness to some important event in the life of Lord Buddha.


Jan 19, 2012 ... With the Kalachakra winding down we bid adieu to the Dalai Lama and head east on this pilgrimage to Varanasi, holy city of Hindus, Buddhists, ...


Jerusalem is considered a holy city to Jews, Muslims, and Christians alike. ... the palace that used to be home to the Dali Lama - the leader of Tibetan Buddhism.


Lumbini is the place where the Buddha, known as the Tathagata* was born. It is the place which should be visited and seen by a person of devotion and which ...


Jun 6, 2013 ... The city of Gaya is holy for Hindus as well. In Bodh Gaya, the Mahabodhi temple is the place were Gautam Buddha attained his Enlightenment.


Buddhist History and Culture: The Major Buddhist Sites in India, Nepal, Sri Lanka , ... In the holy city of Lhasa, the Dalai Lama's Potala Palace, like many Tibetan ...


Aug 5, 2008 ... Many times, the faithful will journey to legendary holy lands in efforts to revitalize, ... Islam's holiest city is home to the largest mosque in the world, ... Buddhist legend says the Bodhi tree only grows when there is a Buddha ...