Buddhism in India is one of the most popular religions in the world, originating in India bought around 12 BC it almost disappeared from India. It persists outside India, in other countries such as China, Japan and Bhutan.
Buddhism in India started around 560 BC when Siddhartha Gautama’s price one day left his palace where he was kept locked from outside the world, and he saw all the suffering and pain of the world he realized many things that day made him change his ways. From that day onwards he decided to find a general solution to this worldly pain and suffering. He left his palace and began to live a completely different life. He sat under a Bodhi tree and meditated until he had found a solution to all the suffering of humanity. Through his dedicated meditation he attains a state of Nirvana where one is free from the life cycle of birth and death. Then with some of his Buddhist followers reached Sarnath where in the deer park he gave his first sermon, the people where inspired by how Buddhism is so different from that of other religions in India. For followers of this great religion there is no people to follow, no need for offerings or sacrifices or any customs to follow. Buddhism is devoted to making the world a peaceful place, it doesn’t support war or anything else that gets in the way of a peaceful life.
There are many famous Buddhist sites which will demonstrate the importance of Buddhism in India.
ITU originated in India, but during the Mughal period almost disappeared from India, all statues were destroyed, devotees were slaughtered in large numbers. By the time all that was happening this great religion had crossed the Indian border and had a large following in countries like Japan, China and Bhutan. When you take an excursion from some of these sites you will find men’s stupas and monasteries built by devotees of this district, in Bodh Gaya alone there are many well-preserved sites for you to visit. In Lumbini, the birthplace of Gautama Buddha, you will find the Mayadevi Temple and other famous stupas and monasteries. After visiting most of the sites in the state of Bihar, continue for sightseeing in the city of Varanasi. This is the holiest city in India, here you will find the huge Ajanta and Ellora caves dating back to a thousand years and there you will also find many temples and ghats devoted to Indian Hinduism. In the Ajanta and Ellora caves you will find many inscriptions inside the cave walls with many other old paintings.
After the tour ends, you will be escorted to a location of your choice in Delhi.
You can book a Buddhism tour in India in advance and mention any special requests such as which hotel you want to stay in or whichever vehicle of your choice you prefer for all your trips. There are also great options for customizing your tour any way you like it, you can include some of the most visited Golden triangle tour sites in your pilgrimage tour and have fun while doing it, well-known travel agencies are able to carry out your customized tour plans with many branches spread all over the world.