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  1. Sarnath is one of the major Buddhist pilgrimage sites in the world. (Web site)
  2. SARNATH is a major Buddhist pilgrimage site (also known as Deer Park) and is located 10-km northeast of Varanasi. (Web site)
  3. Sarnath is a halt on the Northern Railway network and several of the trains, which cross Varanasi, stop here.
  4. Sarnath is a part of one of the major tourist circuits of India-the Buddhist circuit-and is linked to Bodhgaya, Rajgir, Nalanda, Kushinagar, and Lumbini.
  5. Sarnath is a part of one of the major tourist circuits of India-the Buddhist circuit-and is linked to Bodhgaya, Rajgir, Nalanda, Kushinagar, and Lumbini. (Web site)


  1. Sarnath is approx. (Web site)
  2. It is very easy to get around Sarnath on foot or by bicycle rickshaw. (Web site)
  3. There’s also stores across the street from the VVI and in the nearby village of Sarnath. (Web site)
  4. Gahadwar queen Kumar Devi built the "Dharma chakra maha vihara" at Sarnath. (Web site)
  5. At Sarnath I really felt that I had seen the Buddha, the Dharma, and the Sangha.


  1. There are banks in Sarnath (and of course in Varanasi if you need to change more money later). (Web site)
  2. However in the 12 th century both Varanasi and Sarnath faced the onslaught of Muslim invasion.
  3. However, Varanasi, in contrast in Sarnath, is very densely populated and crowded. (Web site)
  4. Sarnath, about 10 km from the holy city of Varanasi, is the place where Buddha chose to deliver his first sermon.
  5. Sarnath, only 10 kms from Varanasi, the holy city of the Hindus, is where the Buddha founded the Sangha with his five old companions as his first disciples.


  1. Primary amongst these holy places are Lumbini in Nepal, and Bodhgaya, Sarnath and Kushinagar in India. (Web site)
  2. Lumbini, Sarnath, Bodhgaya and Kushinagar are the primary pilgrimage places associated with the life and teachings of the Lord Buddha. (Web site)
  3. Modern-day Orissa has inherited the Buddhist heritage that was nurtured by ancient Kalinga, a land as sacred as Lumbini and Sarnath for Buddhists. (Web site)
  4. The sacred places of pilgrimage directly associated with Buddha -- Lumbini, Sarnath, Bodhgaya, Kusinagara -- are all in northern India. (Web site)
  5. The distances from places around are: Gorakhpur (51 km), Lumbini (173 km), Kapilavastu (148 km), Sravasti (254 km), and Sarnath (266 km), and Agra (680 km). (Web site)


  1. Sarnath is also close to the Varanasi airport with daily flights from Kathmandu and Delhi and is close to major bus and train routes. (Web site)
  2. When reaching the Varanasi Airport or the city of Varanasi , take a taxi to Sarnath. (Web site)


  1. The original piece is in the Sarnath archaeological museum.
  2. The Sarnath Museum houses some of the greatest treasures of Indian Buddhist art and should not be missed.
  3. The Sarnath Museum, not far from the site, contains some of the finest specimens of Buddhist sculpture. (Web site)
  4. While the single most famous exhibit of this museum is the lion capital, the Sarnath museum has a small but awe-inspiring collection of Buddhist artifacts.
  5. The pillar, sometimes called the Aśoka Column is still in its original location, but the Lion Capital is now in the Sarnath Museum.


  1. Accordingly, after teaching in Sarnath, the Buddha travelled to Rajgir, the royal capital of Magadha, followed by over a thousand monks of the new order. (Web site)
  2. The splendid Dhamekha Stupa at Sarnath was originally erected by King Ashoka, as was the famous lion capital pillar, now the proud symbol of India. (Web site)
  3. The four animals in the Sarnath capital are believed to symbolize different steps of Lord Buddha 's life.
  4. Its capital with the four lions back to back that has been adopted as the official emblem of modern India can be seen in the museum at Sarnath. (Web site)
  5. The capital is now housed in the Archaeological Museum at Sarnath. (Web site)


  1. A large number of Buddhist monasteries ( viharas) were allegedly converted to Hindu temples, in such places as Nalanda, Bodhgaya, Sarnath or Mathura.
  2. Stupas, pillars and edicts on stone remain at Sanchi, Sarnath and Mathura, indicating the extent of the empire. (Web site)
  3. The workshop of Mathura exported several Buddhist images to various other places, such as Sarnath and even as far as Rajgir in Bihar. (Web site)
  4. The main centers of Buddhist art during this period were Mathura, Sarnath and Nalanda in the north. (Web site)


  1. The Ashoka Pillar at Sarnath is the most popular of the relics left by Ashoka.
  2. Emperor Ashoka visited Sarnath 234 BC and erected a stupa here.
  3. The earliest remains here at Sarnath are from the Mauryan period ascribed to Emperor Ashoka the great.
  4. The pillar of Ashoka at Sarnath is the most famous of all the Stupas, and is the national emblem of India. (Web site)
  5. Ashoka died in 232 BC. The capital of Ashoka pillar at Sarnath is adopted by India as its national emblem. (Web site)

Deer Park

  1. The Buddha preaching at the Deer Park in Sarnath, (2nd-3rd century). (Web site)
  2. Some 2,500 years ago, an Indian prince, Siddhartha Gautama, sat quietly in a place known as the Deer Park at Sarnath. (Web site)
  3. The Dharmachakra Mudr-- represents a central moment in the life of Buddha when he preached his first sermon after his Enlightenment, in Deer Park in Sarnath.
  4. Buddha attained enlightenment at Isipatana in the deer park at Benares (Sarnath).
  5. In order to share his divine Knowledge with people, Buddha went to Migadaya or Jetavana (Deer Park) at Isipatana (Sarnath) near Varanasi. (Web site)


  1. Today the actual site of the Buddha's teaching at Sarnath and the several ruins in the area have been enclosed in a pleasant park. (Web site)
  2. The area of Sarnath is very peaceful with few cars on the roads and the air is unpolluted. (Web site)


  1. This Lion-Capital that Ashoka erected at Sarnath (in modern madhya Pradesh) has become the national emblem of modern republic of India.
  2. The main centres of this celebration are Sarnath in Uttar Pradesh and Bodh Gaya in Bihar. (Web site)


  1. There’s a new hotel on the highway near Sarnath called The Sarnath Motel.
  2. He preached his first sermon in a place called Sarnath, which is near Varanasi (Benaras). (Web site)
  3. He preached his first sermon in Sarnath a place very near V--r-----as-- (Benares) in North India.
  4. Image:Buddha-Sarnath-sepia.jpg A replica of an ancient statue of Gautama Buddha, found in Sarnath, near Varanasi.


  1. The Central Institute for Higher Buddhist Studies, also located in Sarnath, is a school for the study of all four lineages of Tibetan Buddhism. (Web site)
  2. In early 2002, His Holiness returned to Sarnath for several weeks, where he stayed at the Vajravidya Institute.


  1. The weather can vary from cool to hot so bring light clothing and sandals for Sarnath. (Web site)
  2. Due to its location near the Tropic of Cancer, Sarnath enjoys a comfortable winter but a hot summer.


  1. He traveled a hundred-fifty miles on foot from Bodhgaya, where he experienced illumination under the bodhi tree, to the city of Sarnath in Benares.
  2. In his last speech during Sarnath visit in 1956, Dr. Ambedkar spoke to students, as reported by Nanak Chand Rattu, in Benares University Hall. (Web site)
  3. He gave his first sermon in a deer park in Sarnath, on the outskirts of the city of Benares.
  4. Isipatana: The deer-park near Benares (now called Sarnath) where Buddha gave his first teachings. (Web site)
  5. He preached his first sermon in Sarnath a place very near Vārāṇasī (Benares) in North India.


  1. Encouraged by Indra and Brahma, he then gave his first teachings at Sarnath on the Four Noble Truths.
  2. Deer Park -- where Buddha gave his first sermon, in Sarnath, near Benares, to the five sadhus. (Web site)
  3. At Bodh Gaya, Buddha attained enlightenment, but it was at Sarnath where he gave his first sermon to the five bhikshus.
  4. Sarnath. Buddha gave his first sermon at Sarnath after achieving enlightenment, about 10 km from the ancient holy city of Varanasi.


  1. Sarnath is located about 15 minutes by car from Varanasi, a holy city for Hindus and home of the famous Sanskrit University and the Benares Hindu University. (Web site)
  2. Sarnath, only 10 kms from Varanasi , the holy city of the Hindus, is where the Buddha founded the Sangha with his five old companions as his first disciples.
  3. Afternoon we tour Varanasi city & Sarnath.
  4. Sarnath, 10 km from the holy city of Varanasi, is an important site of the Buddhist Circuit.
  5. Buddha went to the city of Sarnath and found the previous five holy men that deserted him earlier at a deer park.


  1. The pillar also records the visit of Ashoka to Sarnath. (Web site)

National Symbol

  1. Dharma-chakra from Ashoka 's Lion Capital at Sarnath is the national symbol of India.

Noble Truths

  1. A big statue of Lord Buddha commemorating his preaching of the noble truths in the deer park at Sarnath adorns the park premises.
  2. Sarnath, near Varanasi, where the Buddha gave his 1st sermon (the 4 Noble Truths). (Web site)

Tibetan Temple

  1. He then painted murals for a Tibetan temple in Sarnath, India. (Web site)

Several Buddhist Structures

  1. Between the 3rd century BC and the 11th century AD, several Buddhist structures were built here in Sarnath. (Web site)
  2. Several Buddhist structures were raised at Sarnath, and today it presents the most expansive ruins amongst places on the Buddhist trail. (Web site)

Kilometres North East

  1. A major Buddhist centre, Sarnath lies 10 kilometres north east of Varanasi. (Web site)

British Archaeologists

  1. It was not until 1835 when British archaeologists started excavations that Sarnath regained some of its past glory. (Web site)
  2. Forgotten for centuries, Sarnath was excavated by British archaeologists in 1836.

Five Former Companions

  1. After his enlightenment in Bodhgaya, the Buddha went to Sarnath seeking his five former companions.
  2. At Sarnath, near Varanasi, the Buddha delivered his first sermon to his five former companions. (Web site)

Varanasi Airport

  1. When reaching the Varanasi Airport or the city of Varanasi, take a taxi to Sarnath.

First Teachings

  1. He gained enlightenment at Bodhgaya, gave his first teachings at Sarnath and died somewhere else. (Web site)

Sarnath Museum

  1. Locally known as Sarnath Museum, Archeological Museum of Sarnath is a splendid building built early this century and stands adjacent to the historical ruins. (Web site)


  1. At the end of the 12th century, Sarnath was sacked by Turkish Muslims.


  1. Buddhism flourished in Sarnath in part because of the support of kings and wealthy merchants based in nearby Varanasi.
  2. Buddhism flourished in Sarnath in part because of kings and wealthy merchants based in Varanasi.


  1. Plus it's right next to Sarnath, one of the four pilgrimage sites the Buddha suggested.
  2. The form of the Dharmacakra at right is identical to the one on the flag of India and is copied from a pillar set up at Sarnath by the great King Ashoka.


  1. Road - Well-laid motorable roads connect Sarnath with Varanasi and other important cities. (Web site)
  2. By Road: Sarnath is provided with good communication circuit through any other cities in and around Uttar Pradesh. (Web site)
  3. Gyalwa Karmapa Rinpoche left for Sarnath this afternoon by road. (Web site)


  1. Later excursion to Sarnath - where the Buddha preached his first sermon in the Deer Park, contains the most impressive remains, as well as a modern temple.
  2. After breakfast, excursion to Sarnath - the buried Buddhist city where Buddha preached his first sermon.
  3. After breakfast set out for an excursion to Sarnath, the place associated with Buddhism as Lord Buddha preached his first sermon to his disciples.


  1. Sarnath, Uttar Pradesh, India - six hours by train from Gaya to nearby Varanasi.


  1. Prominent of them is the earliest Buddha image found at Sarnath and many images of Hindu Gods dating from the 9th to 12th centuries.
  2. These images are kept in the Archaeological museum of Sarnath. (Web site)


  1. Sarnath is where the Buddha first preached, and these lions echo his teachings to the four quarters of the world, sometimes called 'the Lion's Roar'. (Web site)
  2. Sarnath has come to be known as the craddle of Buddhism in India and around the world.
  3. Sarnath is one of the holiest Buddhist sites in the world, where Buddha preached his first Sermon.


  1. Chaukhandi is another very famous and historically important monument in Sarnath. (Web site)


  1. Over the centuries, Sarnath flourished as a centre of Buddhist art and teaching, particularly for Hinayana, the Lesser way. (Web site)


  1. Later visit Sarnath the sacred city for the Buddhist all over the world.
  2. Return to hotel for breakfast and later visit Sarnath.
  3. Visit Sarnath in the afternoon. (Web site)


  1. Conclude this day tour with an afternoon visit to Sarnath where you will see Buddhist Temples built by Tibetan, Thai, Chinese Burmese and Japanese Buddhists. (Web site)


  1. This contains the remains of Lord Buddha, while the Deer Park in Sarnath is where the Lord delivered his first sermon.
  2. Sarnath derives its name from Saranganatha (Lord of the Deer). (Web site)


  1. Modern-day Orissa has inherited the Buddhist heritage that was nurtured by ancient Kalinga, a land as sacred as Lumbini and Sarnath for Buddhists. (Web site)
  2. The monument is considered to be the most important and sacred among the structures at sarnath. (Web site)


  1. Sarnath has yielded a rich collection of sculptures, artifacts and edifices comprising numerous Buddha and Bodhisattva images and other ancient remains.


  1. Sarnath is an important Buddhist pilgrimage, therefore to reach Sarnath, one has to reach Varanasi first which can be reached by air, rail and road easily.
  2. By rail, Sarnath is a halt on the Northern Railway network and several of the trains, which cross Varanasi, stop here. (Web site)


  1. Alright, so, most of the rest of my time in India was spent on an SAS trip to Delhi, Agra, Varanasi, and Sarnath.
  2. To this end he and his companion caught a train to Delhi and then made their way to Sarnath.
  3. Sarnath is the nearest to Delhi, while Bodh Gaya is the closest to Kolkata.


  1. Sarnath is 10 kms from the holy city of Varanasi, and is an exceedingly tranquil place. (Web site)
  2. Sarnath Temple: One of major Buddhist pilgrimage centres, Sarnath is 10 kms from Varanasi. (Web site)
  3. Sarnath, is located 10 kms from the holy city Varanasi, where Buddha preached his first sermon. (Web site)


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