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Bodh Gaya and Sarnath:

Bodh Gaya:

The most important place for the Buddhist pilgrimage “BodhGaya”. The place where Buddha received the enlightenment under a pipal tree. There is Maha Bodhi temple that has anEnormous statue of Buddha in deep Meditation and also a pipal tree which is believed to be the offspring of the tree under which Buddha received enlightenment.it is located in Gaya district in Bihar.

Sarnath:

One of the four holy places for pilgrimage for Buddhist is Sarnath .The place where Buddha delivered his first sermon. The Sarnath museum hosts the famous lion pillar erected by Emperor Ashoka whichis also the national Emblem of India. Sarnath is located 15 km from the holy city of Varanasi.