Buddhist Pilgrimage

following Buddha’s trail towards Liberation

a rare opportunity to release yourself from the matrix and get immersed in the (subtle) energies that were left behind by the Buddha during his search for Truth and Liberation both physically and spiritually

Pilgrimage program week 2

Day 8

After early breakfast leave for Sravasti it is only a 200 KM drive but it takes about 6 hours. This is the place where Lord Buddha spent most of his rain retreats. The atmosphere is incredible and his presence is still very much there. We will visit the site upon arrival and then transfer to the Hotel. Thus you will have a good idea where you want to spent more time the next day, on your own or with Sri. Dinner is at the Hotel.

Day 9

After breakfast. Full day enjoying the wonderful site of the Jetvanaram temple, Angulimala cave stupa and many more sites, with meditation and reflections. Sri will give a Dhamma talk at Sunset near to the chamber (Gûti)  where Lord Buddha himself resided. Evening Dinner at Hotel.

Day 10

After breakfast day at leisure or tag along with Sri who will once again visit the wonderful sites here.

Day 11

After early breakfast, brace yourself for a long day about 9 hour drive to Varanasi we will stop along the way for lunch and some stretching. Enjoy the scenery and the constant horn blowing traffic. After arrival in the Hotel we will just relax and have dinner after refreshing bath.

Day 12

Discover Varanasi. Early boat ride on the Mighty river Ganges with picturesque view and see the famous Ghat where the Hindu population perform their cremation rituals. Back to the Hotel for Breakfast and we will take a walking journey through the bustling back streets of this city with its many temples. In the evening we will join for the famous Ganga Arti a light offering ritual.

Day 13

After breakfast we will make an excursion to the famous deerpark at Sarnath where we visit the Dhamekha stupa. We will take it easy and enjoy this wonderful park. Dinner at Hotel other excursions are optional.

Day 14

Early break fast after which we check out and leave for a ride to Bodh Gaya a 6 hours drive with a lunch on the way. Arriving in Bodh Gaya we will check in to the Hotel and make an evening visit to the Holiest stupa of this place;  Mahabodhi where Lord Buddha attained enlightenment. Evening dinner in Hotel.