In 2011 a group of Members from the Buddhist Discussion Centre Australia went on a pilgrimage to the Buddhist Holy sites which are located in both Nepal and India. You are welcome to do your own online pilgrimage by viewing photos of the main sites we visited on our three week tour.

  • Boudhanath Stupa, Katmandu Nepal
  • Swayambunath Stupa, Katmandu, Nepal
  • Himalayas on flight from Katmandu to Lumbini, Nepal
  • Inscription on Asokan Pillar at Lumbini Park, Nepal
  • Lumbini Temple, Nepal
  • Asokan Pillar at Lumbini, Nepal
  • Birth Place of Siddhartha, Lumbini Temple, Nepal
  • Site of the Buddha's Enlightenment - Maha Bodhi Temple, Bodhgaya, India
  • Buddha image inside Maha Bodhi Temple, Bodhgaya, India
  • The Bodhi Tree today is a descendant of the original the Buddha sat under on the night of His Enlightenment at Bodhgaya
  • Gardens surrounding the Maha Bodhi Temple, Bodhgaya, India
  • Inscription at Bodhgaya
  • Inscription 2 at Bodhgaya
  • Maha Bodhi Temple Where Buddha did walking meditation
  • Vajrasana Throne - The seat under the Bodhi Tree at which the Buddha attained Enlightenment
  • Buddha Image in the Maha Bodhi Temple, Bodhgaya, India
  • The Maha Bodhi Temple at night
  • The Great Stupa at Sarnath, India, location of the first Teaching given by the Buddha to His Disciples
  • The Teaching Platform used by The Buddha at Jetavana Grove, Sravasti, India
  • The Buddha's Resting Room at Jetavana Park, Sravasti, India
  • Inscription at Vesali, India
  • Asokan Pillar and Stupa at Vesali, India
  • Asokan Pillar and Stupa at Vesali 2
  • Vultures Peak - A favorite place of the Buddha in Rajagiha where he taught The Prajna Paramita Sutra
  • Inscription at the ruins of Nalanda University, India
  • Inscription 2 at the ruins Nalanda University, India
  • The Ruins at Nalanda University, India
  • Inscription at Kushinagar, India - the place of the Buddha's passing away (Paranirvana)
  • The Stupa at Kushanagar, India