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The Place is associated with Mahabodhi Temple Complex located in the district of Gaya in the Indian state of Bihar. It is famous for the birthplace of Buddhism, as Lord Buddha was enlightened here.

It is one of the most important of the four major pilgrimage sites of Buddhism and Lord Buddha, apart from Kushinagar, Lumbini and Sarnath. The temple complex is now a UNESCO world heritage site. Lord Buddha sat under Bodhi tree for straight three days and three nights meditating, after which Siddhartha claimed to have attained enlightenment and insight, along with the answers that he had sought. He then spent seven weeks at seven different spots in the vicinity meditating and considering his experience.

How To Reach

By Flight: Gaya just 12 kms away has own Airport which is connected by International flight from Sri Lanka and Bangkok.

By Rail: The nearest train station is Gaya Jn which is 12 kms away from Bodh Gaya. It is located on the main line of Delhi Howrah Line. Also well connected the State Capital city Patna which is 110 kms.

By Road: Well linked with major town and cities. BSTDC bus runs daily from Patna, Jamshedpur, Ranchi, Dhanbad, Varanasi, Rajgir, Nalanda. There are many private operators as well who has the service of Luxury and semi luxury coach both AC and NON AC available.

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