The 8 Wonders of the Buddhist World

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yawares
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Re: The 8 Wonders of the Buddhist World

Post by yawares » Wed Feb 20, 2013 3:02 pm

parth wrote:I am sort of surprised that

1. the stupa at sarnath (deer park) where the dhamma was first taught,
2. the remains of Anathpindaka, jetvana monastry where Buddha spent most of his time
3. Kushinagara, where Buddha decided to attain his parinibbana

do not find mention in the list. I think eight is not enough.

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Parth
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Dear Parth, I agree with you 100%...even post these pictures/Dhammajak song for you :jumping:

:candle: Dhammajak song :candle: : http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GuD2PMhni_I" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;

Stupa Isipatana Deer Park where The Buddha made his first sermon, Sarnath
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Jetavana Monastery
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the Buddha passed into Parinibbana at Kushinagar
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More Kushinagar information:
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Kushinagar: Gautama Buddha attained Parinibbana UNDER 2 SALA TREES in Kushinara in Uttar Pradesh. Kushinara is also known as Kushinagar or Kushinga
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Re: The 8 Wonders of the Buddhist World

Post by yawares » Tue Mar 26, 2013 1:49 pm

Dear Skeptic,

I love love every pictures you posted...so very beautiful!!! :heart:

But I'm curious why you chose your avatar picture with animal head ...please forgive me if you don't like my question.

Easy Question? : http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1pcVWQVM1OU

yawares???? :anjali:

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Re: The 8 Wonders of the Buddhist World

Post by Holi Hryno » Fri Jun 03, 2016 6:53 am

Can someone confirm that Borobudur was a replica of the temple built on the same site?
I remember reading this recently in a book entitled Pilgrimage to Java

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Re: The 8 Wonders of the Buddhist World

Post by Dali348 » Sat Jan 05, 2019 1:03 am

Nice list, and interesting discussion topic. Personally I would love to see the “Global Vipassana Pagoda” in Mumbai taken off the list in favor of something older. It’s built next to an amusement park and the design is just a copy of the Shwedagon Pagoda in Yangon. When I arrived, I instantly felt that it was a replica, that it didn’t hold the weight or power of a real pilgrimage spot. Anyone agree? I’d say if your in Mumbai already it’s probably worth the trip, but otherwise, I can’t consider it worthy of going out of your way for. Definitely can’t compare to some of the other suggestions that have been offered!
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