Jetavana Monastry in Shrawasti, Uttar Pradesh, India - get details, & find more attractions to visit nearby

Get Travalour for free on Google Play

Jetavana Monastry

Jetavana, Katra, Shravasti, Uttar Pradesh 271805, India

Buddhist Temples

About Jetavana Monastry

The Jetavana Monastery Shravasti was one of the most famous of the Buddhist monasteries in India. It was the second monastery donated to Buddha, after the Veluvana in Rajagaha- modern day Rajgir. Jetavana Monastery Shravasti In India is located just outside the old city of Shravasti. Jetavana was the place where Buddha gave many teachings and delivered many of the discourses for the first time more than in any other place.


Attractions near Jetavana Monastry

Ananda Bodhi Tree0.03km from Jetavana Monastry

The famous and sacred Bodhi Tree of the Buddhists tradition, Also known by Ananda Bodhi Tree & Maha Bodhi Tree, This holiest tree stands just near in-front of the ruins of Jetavana Monastery. This famous tree has surrounded by a brick wall with all side and also with a entry gate.

Bijlipur Temple19.77km from Jetavana Monastry

The temple built by the erstwhile Maharaja of Balrampur in the 19th century.The temple holds great significance for the population of the area and is a popular venue for mundan (shaving the head of 1 year-olds) of children of this area. There is no idol in the main temple. There is a deep hole in the ground that is covered with cloth and prayers to the Devi are performed over it.

Devi Patan Temple37.21km from Jetavana Monastry

Devi Patan is a very famous temple situated in Tulsipur, It is the temple of Ma Pateshwari and goes by the name Devi Patan. The temple is one of the famous 51 Shakti Peethas of Ma Durga.

Dargah Sharif Bahraich42.64km from Jetavana Monastry

Hazrat Ghazi Saiyyad Salar Masud, a famous eleventh-century Islamic saint and soldier. His Dargah is a place for reverence for Muslims and Hindus alike. It was built by Firoz Shah Tughlaq. It is believed that people taking bath in the water of this Dargah become free of all skin diseases. The annual festival (Urs) at the Dargah is attended by thousands of people coming from far-off places in the country.

Parijaat Tree78.64km from Jetavana Monastry

The Parijaat tree is a sacred baobab tree in the village of Kintoor, near Barabanki, Uttar Pradesh, India. It is a protected tree situated in the Barabanki district of Uttar Pradesh, India. By the order of local district magistrate, any kind of damage to the tree is strictly prohibited. The tree is known as baobab in modern science which is originated in Sub-sahara Africa and hence its presence in the fertile land of India makes it rare.

Imambada Gulab Bari81.8km from Jetavana Monastry

Gulab Bari the Tomb of Nawab Shuja-ud-Daula is in Faizabad, Uttar Pradesh, India. This place has a good collection of roses of various varieties set by the sides of water fountains. Gulab bari si the mausoleum of the Nawab Shuja-ud-Daula. This monument has declared to be of National Importance under the Ancient Monuments and Archaeological Sites and Remains Act.

Where is Jetavana Monastry

Discover more attractions in Shrawasti, where Jetavana Monastry is located

Shrawasti2 attractions

Shravasti district is one of the districts of the Uttar Pradesh.  It was a part of the Devipatan Division. According to the Government of India, it is one of the minority concentrated districts in India on the basis of the 2001 census data on population, socio-economic indicators, and basic amenities indicators.