The Land of Buddha with Souvenir Travel
The Land of Buddha” is an extraordinary and spiritually enriching journey that takes you on a pilgrimage through some of the most sacred and historically significant places associated with the life and teachings of Lord Buddha.
Lord Buddha’s enlightenment, also known as Bodhi, is a key event in Buddhism. It’s when Buddha gained a deep understanding about life and how to end suffering. After six years of intense meditation and self-discipline, he sat under a Bodhi tree and had a profound realisation. After his enlightenment, Buddha started teaching these ideas to others, and Buddhism spread across India and beyond.
The story of Buddha’s enlightenment reminds us that anyone can find wisdom and inner peace. It’s a message of kindness, understanding, and hope that inspires people. This tour not only offers a deep exploration of Buddhism but also provides a profound experience of inner reflection and self-discovery.
The Land of Buddha tour takes you to important Buddhist places in the Indian subcontinent where you will visit major places in the life of Buddha: Lumbini in Nepal, Kushinagar, Shravasti, and Bodh Gaya, where Buddha gained enlightenment under the Bodhi tree.
You will also explore the beautiful architecture of Lucknow, the city of Patna in Bihar, and the holy city of Varanasi, which has been a centre of learning and pilgrimage of Lord Buddha and his teachings for thousands of years.
Our Buddha tour starts from Lucknow, a city known for its architectural beauty, Adab and Tehzeeb. The city is a home to stunning monuments like Rumi Darwaza, Imambara, Satkhanda and many more reflecting the city’s rich history and culture.
Shravasti situated in Uttar Pradesh, is a sacred Buddhist pilgrimage site where Lord Buddha spent a significant part of his monastic life. The key attractions of this place include the Jetavana Monastery, a site of his teachings and miracles, making it a vital destination for Buddhists.
Lumbini, a site in Nepal, is the birthplace of Lord Buddha. This tranquil pilgrimage site is a home to gardens, monasteries, and the Maya Devi Temple, commemorating Buddha’s birth. This place holds a profound significance for Buddhists and spiritual seekers.
Kushinagar marks the site where Lord Buddha attained Parinirvana, his final passing into Nirvana. The site is adorned with the Mahaparinirvana Temple and a serene reclining Buddha statue, offering a place of deep spiritual reflection for Buddhists and visitors.
Vaishali, an ancient city in Bihar is full of Buddhist history. The city is associated with Lord Buddha’s life and teachings. The city offers historical sites like the Relic Stupa, marking Buddha’s last sermon, and Ananda Stupa. Visit Vaishali to experience cultural and spiritual importance as a pilgrimage site for Buddhists.
Nalanda and Rajgir
Nalanda and Rajgir, in Bihar, were ancient centres of learning and meditation. Rajgir is where Buddha delivered important teachings, including the Heart Sutra, while Nalanda has one of the world’s first residential universities, attracting scholars from around the globe.
Bodhgaya is the heart of the journey, a small town in Bihar where Lord Buddha attained enlightenment under the Bodhi tree. Visit the Mahabodhi Temple, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and the Bodhi tree symbolise this important moment in Buddhist history, making it a premier pilgrimage destination for Buddhists worldwide.
We will end this tour with Varanasi, one of the world’s oldest cities, resting on the banks of the sacred Ganga river. It is a spiritual hub and centre of pilgrimage for Hindus, hosting daily rituals and ceremonies. Varanasi is also a place of profound cultural and historical significance, attracting seekers of spirituality and knowledge.