A Buddhist Thai Temple

Tripoto
5th Dec 2018
Photo of A Buddhist Thai Temple by Dr Neeraj Garg
Day 1

Thai temple in Sarnath is one of the many Buddha temples built here by Asian nations. It is Wat Thai Temple. Wat means temple in Thai. It is the first temple when you arrive in Sarnath. It was built by Thai dignitaries in 1933.

Built in a large area the temple complex has statues of Buddha, Laughing Buddha. The main attraction is the 80 m tall Buddha statue. At its base are the depictions of the 4 stages of Buddha's life and the places where they took place. Running fountains and beautiful blooming lotus flowers just in front of the statue adds to the beauty of it.

A calm prevails in the temple region, giving you the experience you came for.

HOW TO REACH:

The nearest railway station is BSB ( Varanasi Railway Station) and DDU ( Din Dayal Upadhaya formerly called asMughalsarai). The Best time to visit is in winters.

Laughing Buddha

Photo of Sarnath, Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh, India by Dr Neeraj Garg

Buddha Statue

Photo of Sarnath, Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh, India by Dr Neeraj Garg
Photo of Sarnath, Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh, India by Dr Neeraj Garg

Stages of Buddha life

Photo of Sarnath, Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh, India by Dr Neeraj Garg
Photo of Sarnath, Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh, India by Dr Neeraj Garg

Stages of Buddha life

Photo of Sarnath, Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh, India by Dr Neeraj Garg

Stages og Buddha life

Photo of Sarnath, Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh, India by Dr Neeraj Garg

Buddha statue

Photo of Sarnath, Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh, India by Dr Neeraj Garg
Photo of Sarnath, Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh, India by Dr Neeraj Garg
Photo of Sarnath, Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh, India by Dr Neeraj Garg
Photo of Sarnath, Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh, India by Dr Neeraj Garg
Photo of Sarnath, Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh, India by Dr Neeraj Garg
Photo of Sarnath, Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh, India by Dr Neeraj Garg
Photo of Sarnath, Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh, India by Dr Neeraj Garg
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