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The '''Eight Holy Places''' are the eight most important places related to life of the [[Buddha]]. They are,
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The '''Eight Holy Places''' (Skt. ''aṣṭhamahāsthāna''; Tib. གནས་ཆེན་བརྒྱད་, ''né chen gyé'', [[Wyl.]] ''gnas chen brgyad'') are the eight most important places related to life of the [[Buddha]]. They are,
  
 
# [[Lumbini|Lumbini garden]], [[Kapilavastu]]
 
# [[Lumbini|Lumbini garden]], [[Kapilavastu]]
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# [[Sarnath]], [[Deer Park]]
 
# [[Sarnath]], [[Deer Park]]
 
# [[Jetavana]], [[Shravasti]]
 
# [[Jetavana]], [[Shravasti]]
# [[Kanyakubja]]
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# [[Sankisa]]
# [[Rajgriha]]
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# [[Rajagriha]]
 
# [[Vaishali]]
 
# [[Vaishali]]
# [[Kushinagar]]
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# [[Kushinagara]]
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==Further Reading==
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*Jeremy Russell, ''The Eight Places of Buddhist Pilgrimage''. New Delhi: Mahayana Publications. 1981.
  
 
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Latest revision as of 18:07, 3 April 2019

The Eight Holy Places (Skt. aṣṭhamahāsthāna; Tib. གནས་ཆེན་བརྒྱད་, né chen gyé, Wyl. gnas chen brgyad) are the eight most important places related to life of the Buddha. They are,

  1. Lumbini garden, Kapilavastu
  2. Bodhgaya
  3. Sarnath, Deer Park
  4. Jetavana, Shravasti
  5. Sankisa
  6. Rajagriha
  7. Vaishali
  8. Kushinagara

Further Reading

  • Jeremy Russell, The Eight Places of Buddhist Pilgrimage. New Delhi: Mahayana Publications. 1981.