Could There Be An Alternative Site To KUSINARA by Deepak Anand

Could There Be An Alternative Site To KUSINARA by Deepak Anand

About Deepak Anand Deepak Anand is a Buddhist pilgrimage explorer and writer who is passionate about the revival of ancient Buddhist pilgrimage in India. He has been working on Buddhist heritage since 2005 and has published books and articles on the Buddhist heritage,...
INDIA 2020 – Where the Dhamma Came Alive

INDIA 2020 – Where the Dhamma Came Alive

For many years, I found reason to put off going on a pilgrimage to India. It wasn’t until I read the Mahāparinibbāna Sutta (DN16) wherein the Lord Buddha mentioned to Venerable Ānanda the 4 places which should arouse the emotions of faithful monks, nuns, and lay followers after his passing. These are the locations of his birth, of his enlightenment, of his first sermon which set in motion the Wheel of the Dhamma, and of his attainment of Mahāparinibbāna.

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