Places To Visit Around Bodhgaya


You Google for Bodhgaya and you will be bombarded with places that you can visit. You might think that it will take days for you to cover Bodhgaya and you would need a hired car or taxi but in reality barring a few places, which are on the outskirts of Bodhgaya the entire town can … Continue reading Places To Visit Around Bodhgaya

Barabar Caves – Day Trip


It was the last day of my trip to Bodhgaya and my train was in the evening and with nothing else to do in the morning I decided to have a quick trip to Gaya Museum, as I wanted to view one very important painting that as per records was present in that museum. The … Continue reading Barabar Caves – Day Trip

Dungeshwari – Mahakala Cave Bodhgaya


Even though Bodhgaya is the epicenter of Buddhism there are few scattered sites around Bodhgaya which are of immense importance to Buddhism. One such location is Mahakala Cave, which is also known as the Dungeshwari Cave. Initially, I wanted to visit this on the last day but by luck, I made a change of plan and visited … Continue reading Dungeshwari – Mahakala Cave Bodhgaya

Mahabodhi Temple – Bodhgaya


I was an avid quizzer during my school days and every year during our annual school general knowledge quiz exam I used to always come within the top three. Once during such exam, I missed out on one question which made me lose my top position and that question was “who is knows as the … Continue reading Mahabodhi Temple – Bodhgaya