When in India, get enlightened. Situated around 12 km from the city of Varanasi, and is the main site where Buddha first taught Dharma. After Buddha got enlightenment, this is the place where he taught Dharma. Out of the Buddhist sites in India, Sarnath is one of the holy sites. Lumbini, Kushinagar and Bodh Gaya, are the other three Buddhist regions. Lumbini is for birth, Bodh Gaya is for enlightenment and Kushinagar for death.
Sarnath which was known as the “deer park” is the ideal place to go when you have to visit the best areas of spiritual bliss. The name Sarnath comes from the word Saranganath, which means “Lord of the Deer” and is related to another story where the Boddhisatva is a deer and gives his life to a royal king in place of the doe, which he plans to kill. The king feels very sorry and he creates a park [...]