Sarnath Tour Packages provides an opportunity to go to Sarnath, one of the holiest places of the four places for the Buddhists. The famous mantra of the Buddhists which is 'Buddham Sharanam Gacchami' originated from Sarnath. Buddha delivered the first sermon here after he gained enlightenment in Bodh Gaya. Come to this famous Buddhist pilgrimage destination by booking the Sarnath Tour Packages. Many Buddhist structures were built here and Emperor Ashoka build stupa here. The national emblem of India is the Ashoka Pillar of Sarnath. Many tourists come here to this green town to see the attractions such as the ruins of the Mulagandhkuti, Dharma Stupa and Ashoka Pillar. There are many temples here comprising of a Japanese temple and three Tibetan temples.
Sarnath is located in the state of Uttar Pradesh in India and has a Buddhist atmosphere. Book the Sarnath Tour Packages to visit this peaceful place. Sarnath is about 10 kilometers from another sacred city Varanasi. One of the places which can be seen with Sarnath Tour Packages is the Chaukhandi Stupa. This stupa was built by Emperor Ashoka and this is the first monument to be seen when one enters Sarnath. The Dhammek Stupa is a major tourist attraction and this stupa was made with a mixture of stones and bricks. There are floral carvings of Gupta origin made on the lower part of the stupa.
Ashoka Pillar is another major attraction which should be seen with the Sarnath Tour Packages. This monument depicts four lions on top standing back to back and a wheel known as Ashoka Chakra is made below. The pillar is carved out of stone and is 50 meter high. The Mulagandha Kuti Vihar is a temple built by the Mahabodhi Society and it displays frescoes made by Kosestu Nosu. Kosestu Nosu was a Japanese painter. The Archaeological Museum has a good collection of artifacts which were excavated from the Buddhist site. It is a small museum displaying sculptures and antiques from the 3rd to 12th century. Get a chance to see the collection of the Buddhist sculptures with Buddha images by booking the Sarnath Tour Packages.
Sarnath got its name from Saranganatha who is the God of Deer. The original Sangh of Buddhism was born in a deer park in Sarnath. Buddhism flourished here in the sixth century and after that the Huns and Mahmud of Ghazni destroyed Sarnath. Visit Sarnath by booking the Sarnath Tour Packages and experience the archeological, historical and the religious values of this place. Sarnath is known to be an important temple town in India. The Tibetan temple is a Buddhist shrine and it enshrines a statue of Buddha.
Tibetan Buddhist paintings called Thangksa adorn the walls of the temple. See the Prayer wheels here which are paper scrolls with mantras on them. The Thai temple is a famous temple near Sarnath and is managed by the Thai Buddhist Monk. It has a colorful structure and style of Thailand. Discover the cultural and religious heritage of Buddhism with the help of Sarnath Tour Packages.
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