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4 Buddhist Temples to explore in Uttar Pradesh

Uttar Pradesh

With roughly 200 million inhabitants, it is the most populous state in India as well as the most populous country subdivision in the world.

Jetavana  Monastry
Jetavana MonastryJetavana, Katra, Shravasti, Uttar Pradesh 271805, India

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.

Parinirvana temple
Parinirvana templeKushinagar, Uttar Pradesh 274403, India

Mahaparinirvana Temple or Nirvana Temple symbolizes Buddhist architecture style. Buddhist pilgrims all over the year visit the shrine. The temple is built on the same place where Lord Buddha had attained Mahaparinirvana.

Ramabhar Stupa มกุฏพันธนเจดีย์

One of the sacred destinations for the Buddhist followers, Kushinagar is one of the ancient cities that are famous for its Stupas and temples. One of the most important monuments in Kushinagar in Uttar Pradesh in India is the Ramabhar Stupa, Kushinagar. Indianholiday.com offers online information on Ramabhar Stupa, Kushinagar and other tourist attractions of Uttar Pradesh and other parts of India.

Sarnath Buddhist Temple
Sarnath Buddhist TemplePandeypur-Sarnath Rd, Sarnath, Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh 221007, India

Sarnath is a place located 10 kilometers north-east of Varanasi near the confluence of the Ganges and the Varuna rivers in Uttar Pradesh, India. The deer park in Sarnath is where Gautama Buddha first taught the Dharma, and where the Buddhist Sangha came into existence through the enlightenment of Kondanna. Singhpur, a village approximately one kilometer away from the site, was the birthplace of Shreyansanath, the Eleventh Tirthankara of Jainism.

Map of Buddhist Temples to explore in Uttar Pradesh