Around Bodhgaya, Bihar

high-definition creative commons photographs from sites around Bodhgaya in Bihar showing a places associated with the Bodhisattva and also Hindu Shrines, together with some further information.

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Dungeshvara, Mahākāla or Pragbodhi Cave
(where the Bodhisatta undertook his ascetic practice)

01 View of the Hills

01 View of the Hills

02 Approach Road

02 Approach Road

03 Rugged Mountain

03 Rugged Mountain

04 Pasting Gold Leaf

04 Pasting Gold Leaf

05 The Ascent

05 The Ascent

06 Ascetic Bodhisatta

06 Ascetic Bodhisatta

07 Buddha calling Earth

07 Buddha calling Earth

08 Tibetan Design

08 Tibetan Design

Sujātā's Stūpa and Temple

09 Stupa marking Sujata's House

09 Stūpa marking Sujātā's House

10 Stupa Bricks

10 Stūpa Bricks

11 Votive Stupa

11 Votive Stūpa

12 Votive Stupa

12 Votive Stūpa

13 Sujata, Punna and the Bodhisatta

13 Sujātā, Puṇṇā and the Bodhisatta

14 Bodhisatta

14 Bodhisatta

15 Votive Stupa

15 Votive Stūpa

16 Votive Stupas

16 Votive Stūpas

Ādi Śankara Temple (Behind Sujātā's Temple)

17 General View

17 General View

18 Lingams and Siripada

18 Lingams and Siripāda

19 Idol

19 Idol

20 Krishna Playing Flute

20 Kṛṣṇa Playing Flute

Siripada

21 Siripada

Om Lingam and Cobra

22 Om Lingam and Cobra

Statue and Bell

23 Statue and Bell

Bull Nandi

24 Bull Nandi

Three-Headed God

25 Three-Headed God

One of the Gods

26 One of the Gods

Close Up

27 Close Up

Another God

28 Another God

Near the Mahant's Residence

Buddha God

29 Buddha God

Burmese Inscription

30 Burmese Inscription

Broken Votive Stupas and Reliefs

31 Broken Votive Stupas and Reliefs

Abandoned Votive Stupa

32 Abandoned Votive Stupa

 

Photographs by Anandajoti Bhikkhu

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