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Educational field trip to Bodhgaya

April 1, 2023 @ 8:00 am - 7:00 pm

An educational field trip to Bodhgaya was organised on 01.04.2023 for Students by the SBSPCR. About twenty-five students and three faculty members participated in this trip.

Visit to Dungeshwari cave

The group visited Dungeshwari by taking a small hilly trail to visit the Buddhist cave temples. A brief talk on a description of the historical and cultural importance of the cave temple and the place was given to the students. After this visit, the group departed for Bodhgaya.

Mahabodhi temple and Meditation under the Bodhi tree

The group received a warm welcome at the Bodhgaya Temple Management Committee reception centre. The Temple Management Committee arranged a visit to the Mahabodhi temple. Meditation under the Bodhi tree was conducted, and a group had a guided visit to the temple and its surrounding area.

Visit to Tara Temple:

The group then visited Tara Temple and Kagyu Monastery in the afternoon. A talk on the practice of Tara by the founder and head of the Tara temple, Bodhgaya, followed this. Students attentively participated in the talk and discussions.

The students were exposed to one of the most important Buddhist pilgrimage centres and its history, landscape, monuments, and sculptures through this trip. They also witnessed the rituals conducted by Tibetan monastics and participated in the meditations.


April 1, 2023
8:00 am - 7:00 pm
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