Wednesday, September 22, 2010

Our Buddha pilgrimage, part 4

Buddha lived for 12 years in Rajgir, preaching, meditating and creating his second wheel of law. The Japanese built beautiful, peaceful structure on Vulture's Peak, the Vishwashanti Stupa, in his honor. It is, bar none, one of the most beautiful, serene places we have ever experienced.

The view from the stupa:

Of course, this is still India. Requisite useless, out of shape police officers with guns and bats at the foot of a Buddhist pilgrimage site, check:

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