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DAILY PHOTO: Buddha Under the Bodhi Tree

By Berniegourley @berniegourley
Taken September 24, 2013 at the Mahabodhi Society Temple in Bangalore

Taken September 24, 2013 at the Maha- Bodhi Society Temple in Bangalore

There are a whole series of these brightly colored bas-reliefs in recesses in the exterior wall at the Mahabodhi Loka Shanti Buddha Vihara, which is a temple run by the Maha-Bodhi Society. This society was founded by a Sri Lankan monk with the intention of bringing Buddhism back to India. While Buddhism was founded in India, there had been a long period of decline of individuals self-identifying as Buddhists.

Tags: Bangalore, Buddhism, India, maha bodhi, Maha-Bodhi Society, Mahabodhi Loka Shanti Buddha Vihara, photographs, photos, pictures, religion, tourism, travel

By in Buddhism, India, photographs, Photos, pictures, Tourism, travel on September 25, 2013.

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