Indian Clientele- Offers and Discounts on Buddhist Circuit Tourist Train Journey

Buddhism is the most popular religion based on the concept of life without suffering. With more than 400 million followers, Buddhism is fourth largest religion in the world. The religion is based upon the teachings of Lord Buddha. Born in Lumbini, presently in Nepal, Lord Buddha sat under Bodhi tree and continuously meditated for 49 days seeking answers to the…

Experience Buddhism in Comforts of Buddhist Circuit Train

Buddhism originated in India and has more than 400 million followers around the world. Indian Railways Catering and Tourism Corporation runs a special train with a sole objective to promote Buddhism all over the world. The Buddhist Circuit Tourist Train covers all prominent destinations related to Buddhism. The itinerary is planned in such a way that it provides on-board guests…

Sravasti : Buddha’s Essential Abode

Chaturmas is a period of four months which is kept by people seeking redemption and repentance. In Sravasti budda kept 24 Chaturmas equivalent to 8 years. The city was one of the 6 largest cities in particularly because of followers of Buddhism. On the Buddhist Sector Tour tourists will get to see age old stupas, majestic viharas and many temples…

Life of Buddha

Siddhartha who later became Buddha was born a prince in a rich and lavish kingdom. He was called prince Siddhartha at the time he decided to abandon the comforts of the palace to seek enlightenment. He set forth to attain an understanding of the world which put his mind to rest and embrace the truth. This personal quest in the…

Train Journey on Buddha Circuit

India, the country where Buddhism originated has rich memories of the Buddhist legacy. Buddhist Train India, inaugurated in 2007, has won the hearts of both Buddhist pilgrims and tourists as it offers the best Buddhist pilgrimage tour packages with its brilliant facilities and well-planned itinerary. The train covers all those important Buddhist pilgrimage India destinations which helps you to experience…

Buddha, The Enlightened One

Buddhism is based on the teachings of Buddha, the enlightened one. His journey is extremely fascinating, from his birth to being a young prince to a religious leader. Come, lets learn more about his journey. Buddha was born Siddhartha Gautam between 6th to 4th Century BCE to Queen Mahamaya and King Sudhodana in then Northern India, now Nepal. His birth…

Buddhism in India

Buddhism was started by Mahatma Buddha in the 5th century BC. He spread his teachings across India. Although there were many other religions present in India at that time, despite this, people were drawn to Buddhism. Buddhism provided an alternate path to salvation with its ‘Four Noble Truths’ namely: The world (Samsara) is full of suffering Understanding the cause of…

Lumbini- The Birthplace of Buddha

Lumbini is one of the four most important Buddhist pilgrimage sites in India, the other three being Kushinagar, Bodhgaya, and Sarnath. It is the birth place of Lord Buddha, also known as the 'Tathagata'. Lumbini is located in the Rupandehi district of Nepal. Considered a world heritage site by UNESCO in 1997, this place holds great significance culturally. Major attractions…

In the Footsteps of Lord Buddha

In the Mahaparinirvana sutra, the Buddha tells his followers that they can attain merit and a noble rebirth by going on pilgrimage to the places where he was born (Lumbini), gained enlightenment (Bodhgaya), first taught (Sarnath), and attained Nirvana (Kushinagar)