Circuits of Bihar
The legendary spiritual enlightenment site of the Buddha under the holy Bodhi tree has become the magnetic point for human congregation ever since. The magnificent Mahabodhi temple that had been declared as a World Heritage Site by the UNESCO is a great source of peace. The Kesaria Stupa, highest among the excavated Buddhist stupas is also situated in Bihar. .......See More
The Indian subcontinent befell under the power of Islamic rulers in the medieval period and as a consequence the Sufi culture added an extra layer over the existing Hindu, Buddhist and Jain way of life. Although Delhi was chosen as the capital by the Islamic rulers instead of Pataliputra (Patna), Bihar continued to draw the spiritual leaders of Sufi sect. Thus, there are ample number of mausoleums, mosques and dargas that have turned into Sufi pilgrimages. The awesome tomb of Sher Shah Suri and Maner Sharif are two remarkable emblems which should be included in any tourists’ itinerary.. .......See More
One of the most revered places in the Jain religion, Pawapuri Jalmandir, where the 24th Tirthankara Mahavira attained Nirvana is in Bihar that is situated in a picturesque ambience in the midst of an enormous lotus filled lake. The 12th Tirthankara Vasupujya also was born and preached from this region. Therefore, the innumerable Jain temples all over Bihar make the state an important Jain destination. See More
The 10th Guru of Sikh religion who was the pioneer in formalisation and unification of the followers of Guru Nanak was Guru Gobind Singh. He was the son of the 9th Guru, Guru Tegh Bahadur and was born in Patna on 22nd December, 1666. At his birthplace there is a marvellous Gurdwara in Patna famous as Takht Sri Harmandir Ji. There are other gurdwaras which commemorate some events of Guru Gobind’s life. These gurdwaras are not only sacred pilgrimages for the Sikhs but wonderful to be visited by any traveller.
Bihar enjoys an unperturbed landscape that is not yet vandalised by erratic urbanisation. The tourists can enjoy the bliss of nature not only in the Eco circuit points but also at the other heritage spots a great source of delight.