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India is a land of diverse religions and all the major religions of the world have followers in the country. The country also is the place of origin of Buddhism which is a set of teachings of Gautama Buddha. Buddhist pilgrimage sites are the places where Gautama Buddha had lived and taught and these sites connected to his life now are significant places of worship for both Buddhists and Hindus. Devotees from round the world traverses for pilgrimage to India for visiting these pious places which are connected to the life of their mentor- Gautama Buddha.

Buddhist Pilgrimage There are four main Buddhist Indian Pilgrimages including Lumbini the birth place of Gautama Buddha; Bodh Gaya the place of his enlightenment, Sarnath is the place where he delivered his first teaching and Kusinara the place of his death. Situated in Rupandehi District Lumbini is perched near the Indian border it is the place where Queen Mayadevi gave birth to her prince son Siddhartha Gautama who later became the founder of Buddhism. The holy city of Lumbini consists of various Buddhist temples, monasteries, other ruins of the city of Gautama Buddha's birth and is also designated as UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Bodh Gaya situated in Gaya district of Bihar is one of the famous Buddhist Pilgrimages in India. The place is famous for being the place of the most important event of Buddha's life that of his attaining of Enlightenment. This place witnesses large numbers of devotees every year. Sarnath is the famous deer park where according to the legend Gautama Buddha first delivered his teachings of 'Dharma'(Religion). Situated 13 kilometers north- east of Varanasi it is one of the most famous places of worship in India.

Kushinara or Kushinagar is the town situated in Uttar Pradesh and is one of the most significant Buddhist Pilgrimage Sites as it is the place of death of Gautama Buddha. At the shores of Hiranyavati River at Kushinagar Gautama Buddha attained Nirvana or Salvation. Apart from these four other famous Buddhist Pilgrimage Sites include Rumtek Monastery near the capital of Gangtok, Dharamsals in Himachal Pradesh, Sanchi in Madhya Pradesh and Ajanta Caves in Maharashtra. These sites hold various monasteries and temples that give valid accounts of life and teachings of Gautama Buddha.

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