Sarnath: Buddhism's Birthplace

Sarnath, the birthplace of Buddhism, is one of the holiest Buddhist sites in the world and famous as the place where Gautama Buddha delivered his first sermon. It remained a place of pilgrimage and housed monasteries for monks, scholars and travelers for nearly 1,500 years - from the time of the Buddha to the end of the 12th century CE. Join us, as we take you on a tour of this magnificent site with senior Archaeologist and Former Additional Director General of ASI, Dr. B. R. Mani.

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