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Buddhist tours in India
Published on October 12, 2013 – 10:30 pm

The great Indian dynasties- Maurya, Sunga, Kushana,Gupta, Pala and Sena contributed a lot in propagation of this religion. Besides just being mystic monuments, the art and sculptures depicting the Buddhist religion, principles, teachings and culture are a visual delight
Buddhist artifacts by Mauryas
The great Emperor Ashoka was one of the great proponents of Buddhism. The teachings and principles of Buddhism turned him into a peace- loving King. The three Buddhist stupas erected under the kingship of Emperor Ashoka located at Sanchi, Bharhut and Amrarawati played a significant role in the spread of Buddhism at that time. Buddhist tours in India also provide a chance to visit this stone art portraying animals and other important entities. The principles inscribed on these stupas are in Pali, Aramaic and other languages.
Buddhist artifacts by Sanghas
The Brahmin dynasty followed by Brahmical traditions also contributed a large to the Buddhist culture. The well famed Buddhist monasteries in India, the Bharhut and Amarawati and Great stupas of Sanchi all were built during this time. The gateways and railings beautifully decorated with the stone art are well famed among the tourists and an important part of Buddhist tours in India.
Buddhist artifacts during Andhra period
The stupa created during this period was enclosed with two panels of Goddess Lakshmi.

The Buddhism was denoted by a Saal tree and an empty throne with a wheel known as dhammachakkapravartina.
Ajanta Caves
The UNESCO World Heritage Site ‘Ajanta Caves’ renowned for its lively frescos portraying Buddhism is a vital part of Buddhist tours in India. These caves are more a tourist spot than a pilgrimage. The famous Ajanta Caves drag thousands of tourists from across the world for the architectural magnificence.
In short, Buddhism along has given this land marvelous architectural monuments and cultural heritages. A Buddhist tour in India to Bodhg**a and Sarnath when complemented by the above mentioned destinations especially Ajanta Caves give a glimpse of the architectural skills of Buddhists. Make a Buddhist tour to India and explore the vibrant sculptures of depicting Buddhism.

Ritika Joshi is a budding journalist presently working with a travel portal. Graduated in Mass Communication she deals with the travel and tourism related topics.She has written several articles related to travel & tourism like Tajmahal tours Kerla Tour and Golden Traingle India

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