Introduction to the Eightfold Path

Introduction to the Eightfold Path

Introduction to the Eightfold Path

Many of us have heard of the Eightfold Path as perhaps the definitive description of Buddhist practice. What is it?

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Descriptions of the elements of the Eightfold Path can be found throughout the suttas, but a good quick rundown of the entire path can be found at Saṃyutta Nikāya 45.8.

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Planning to try Buddhist tours in India? Check out Bihar and check out lots of attractive locations related to Lord Buddha. It is Bihar where Buddha got knowledge. Understan…

Planning to try Buddhist tours in India? Check out Bihar and check out lots of attractive locations related to Lord Buddha. It is Bihar where Buddha got knowledge. Understand about some famous destination for Buddhist travel and tours in Bihar.

Bodh Gaya – Bodh Gaya or Bodhgaya is a place in Bihar where a prince (Siddhartha) was available in search of reality and got (nirvana) enlightenment and even more called Lord Buddha. It is among four holy pilgrimage destinations in Buddhism. It is the most spiritual Buddhist location worldwide. Mahabodhi Temple and Pipal Tree are the key destination of Bodhgaya. The temple complex is a UNESCO world heritage site. Numerous nations like Japan, Nepal, Bhutan, China, Sri Lanka, Myanmar, and Thailand have fantastic Buddhist temples around the primary Mahabodhi Temple at Bodh Gaya.

Patna – Patna, the capital city of Bihar, has a famous museum where you can see numerous uncommon Buddhist sculptures and manuscripts that toss much light on Buddhism and Lord Buddha. You will likewise go to numerous statues of Lord Buddha and Bodhisattvas.

Nalanda – When you are pertaining to Bihar for Buddhist Tours in India you might enjoy to visit Nalanda. Nalanda is a town and much popular with ruins of ancient Nalanda University. It was prominent seal of discovering in Asia. It was the well-known university where trainees from all over the world concerned try to find understanding and wisdom. Likewise it was the popular centre for Buddhist knowing. Also Nalanda is the location where Lord Buddha had actually stayed earlier.

Rajgir – Rajgir is a stunning town in Nalanda District of Bihar. It is one of the famous Buddhist spots in Bihar where Lord Buddha spend many months practicing meditation and preaching at Griddhkuta Hill (hill of vultures). Likewise Rajgir is the location which is associated with tree crucial Indian religions – Hinduism, Buddhism and Jainism. You will have terrific chance to see some Hindu Temples, Buddhist abbeys and Jain temples on trips in this gorgeous city. This city is also renowned for its verdant hills with breathtaking picturesque beauty. Likewise it was Saptparni collapse Rajgir where the First Buddhist Council was arranged under the headship of Maha Kassapa.

Besides Bihar, there are lots of other Buddhist destinations in other states of India you will like to check out on your India Buddhist Tours and travels.

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