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Re: The 8 Wonders of the Buddhist World

Posted: Wed Feb 20, 2013 3:02 pm
by yawares
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.


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

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Stupa Isipatana Deer Park where The Buddha made his first sermon, Sarnath

Jetavana Monastery

the Buddha passed into Parinibbana at Kushinagar

More Kushinagar information: ... nagar.html" onclick=";return false;

Kushinagar: Gautama Buddha attained Parinibbana UNDER 2 SALA TREES in Kushinara in Uttar Pradesh. Kushinara is also known as Kushinagar or Kushinga

yawares :anjali: :heart:

Re: The 8 Wonders of the Buddhist World

Posted: Tue Mar 26, 2013 1:49 pm
by yawares
Dear Skeptic,

I love love every pictures you 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? :

yawares???? :anjali:

Re: The 8 Wonders of the Buddhist World

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

Re: The 8 Wonders of the Buddhist World

Posted: Sat Jan 05, 2019 1:03 am
by Dali348
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!

Re: The 8 Wonders of the Buddhist World

Posted: Sun Mar 22, 2020 6:20 pm
by DNS
On front page of wikipedia today is:

1784 – The Emerald Buddha (pictured), considered the sacred palladium of Thailand, was installed in its current location at Wat Phra Kaew on the grounds of the Grand Palace in Bangkok.