Bodh Gaya

Anna L.

Bodha Gaya

Bodha Gaya is a small town in India. It has a rich culture. Also the people there participate many in Buddhist Traditions. There are three main things in Bodh Gaya. There is Vulture Peak, the Buddhi Tree, and the Mahabodhi Temple.
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Siddhartha Gutama (Buddha)

He was the prince of India. Born in Nepal in 563 BC. Worried about the world's miseries and that people where suffering. Set out on a journey to find th answer and to fix it. He went came across Bodh Gaya. He meditated in Bodh Gaya about 2,500 years ago. That is where he attained supreme enlightenment. He became known as Buddha after attaining supreme enlightenment.
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Buddhism

Buddhism is a religon that is about finding peace, happiness, contentment, and gathering more wisdom. They do this by meditating and spiritual paths. The founder of Buddhism is Siddhartha Gutama also know as the Buddha.

Mahabodhi Temple

The Mahabodhi Temple is also know as Temple of Great Awakening. Temple is covered with scenes of Buddhas life. It also has a big statue of Buddha inside of it. Was rebuilt and restored over time. The Mahabodhi Temple stands roughly 54 meters high. This temple has recently been declared a World Haritage Site.
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Vulture Peak

Vulture Peak is a very high on the top of a mountain. It is actually 2,354ft high. And it takes 1,500 steps to get to the top. This peak is famous because buddha used to meditate there. It is a popular place for people to meditate at or just relax and enjoy the view.
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