Wonderful travelogue of India. Thought I would jump far in and post this day from Bodhgaya. Thanks for these great pics, insights, and all the info Mugen. Namaste.



Our next destination is Bodhgaya, the place where Gautam Buddha became enlightened. Its took 4 hours to reach Bodhgaya from Varanasi and I’m so glad that manage include Bodhgaya in my itinerary. Bodhgaya, also known as Uruvela in the Buddha’s time, and today it is located in the state of Bihar.


The great thing about India is that there’s photo opportunity around every corner.


There is so much history in this place, so many people getting together from all corners of the world to experience being close in Buddha’s land. We check-in hotel and had our lunch in one of the south indian restaurants.


My mother at the 80 feet great Buddha statue. Very impressive statue but the space inside is small.


This is Mahabodhi Temple.


Inside this temple, there is Bodhi Tree; it is believed that this tree is a direct descendant of the one under which the Buddha attained enlightenment…

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