Buddhist Circuit – IAS Synopsis
The term Buddhist Circuit is used to refer to all the places associated with Lord Buddha and his life. The place of his birth, and the places where he taught, preached, and attained ‘Enlightenment’ and ‘Nirvana’, are termed as Buddhist Circuit.
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Buddhist Circuit in India: Important places
Bodhgaya : Bodhgaya in the Indian state of Bihar is the place where the Buddha attained Enlightenment under the Bodhi tree.
Sarnath : Located about 10 km from Varanasi, Sarnath is the place where Lord Buddha gave his first sermon.
Kushinagar : Located in the Eastern Uttar Pradesh, Kushinagar is the place where Lord Buddha attained salvation.
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