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Ten Things About Krishna You Should Know.

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1.Shri Krishna remembers everything of His many, many past "births," whereas a common man cannot remember what he has done even a few hours before.

2.Whenever He appears, He does so in his spiritual body. Neither His body nor His intelligence ever deteriorates or changes. Therefore, it is clear that in spite of His being in the material world, He is the same unborn, eternal form of bliss, knowledge & joy (sat-chit- anand). In the material world, the living entity has no fixed body but transmigrates from one body to another. The Lord, however, does not do so.

3.Factually, His appearance and disappearance is like the sun's rising, moving before us, and then disappearing from our eyesight. 

4.Whenever and wherever there is a decline in religious practice and a predominant rise of irreligion – at that time he descends. 

5.Despite the fact Lord Krsna grows from childhood to boyhood and from boyhood to youth, astonishingly enough He never ages beyond youth. At the time of the …

KAUSHAMBI

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KAUSHAMBI




2200 Years Old Fortified Wall (Revetment) Made of Baked Bricks , Constructed In 2nd Century B.C For Defence of Ancient City of Kaushambi.
Kaushambi is situated in the west of Allahabad in U.P
Kaushambi Was Capital of Vatsa Janpada and Was an Important Center During Mahatma Buddha's Period .
Lord Buddha spend 6th & 9th rain retreat at this place. 

Kosambi cast copper coin. 1st century BCE. Inscribed "Kosabi".
British Museum.

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See more Important Buddhist Sites

Birth Place of Buddhism

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Important Buddhist sites in India. A pictorial presentation. BODH GAYA



The site of the enlightenment of Gautam Buddha under a tree and top site in the list of world heritage sites in India. The Mahabodhi Temple, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, is an ancient, but much rebuilt and restored, Buddhist temple in Bodh Gaya, marking the location where the Buddha is said to have attained enlightenment. 




       KUSHINAGAR




Kushinagar is a pilgrimage town in the Kushinagar district of the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh. It is an important Buddhist pilgrimage site, where Buddhists believe Gautama Buddha attained Parinirvana after his death. 




SARNATH

It is the site of the Buddha's Dhamma-cakka-pavattana Sutta, which was his 1st teaching after attaining enlightenment, in which he taught 4 noble truths: 

World is full of suffering,.
Desire is the cause of suffering.
Sufferings can be ended by removing desires.
Desires can be killed by following the eight fold path.




RAJGIR

AMRAVATI

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AMRAVATHI


The present capital area has its own historical significance of having recorded its first ever legislation 2,200 years ago. The present-day capital region includes the ancient Amaravati. The area has been ruled by the MauryasSatavahanasIkshvakusVishnukundinaPallavasTelugu CholasKakatiyasDelhi SultanateMusunuri NayaksBahmani SultanateVijayanagara Empire, Sultanate of Golconda and Mughal Empire successively before the founding of the Nizam of Hyderabad in 1724. It was ceded to France in 1750 but was captured by England in 1759.

NAGARJUNAKONDA

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NAGARJUNAKONDA

About 1700 years ago, Nagarjunakonda used to be a prosperous Buddhist town in Andhra Pradesh. What had been a successful centre in earlier times, has been preserved in the form of an island at present. Infact, it is one amongst the 20 major Buddhist sites in India. It is 160 km west of important historic site Amaravati Stupa. The ruins of several MahayanaBuddhist and Hindu shrines are located at Nagarjunakonda. It is one of India's richest Buddhist sites, and now lies almost entirely under the Nagarjunasagar Dam. At the time of dam's construction, to save this site from submersion beneath the Nagarjuna Sagar Dam, all relics were collected brick by brick to contour the similar town.


Amphitheater (about 1700 years old)
It can accommodate about a thousand spectators. It is a unique example of architecture in ancient India. 
It encloses a rectangular area 16.46 x 13.72 m.
The place could have been used for sports and wrestling as attested by several scriptural representatio…