Author: Suresh BhatiaPublisher: Indica BooksYear: 2008Language: EnglishPages: 126ISBN/UPC (if available): 8186569774
This comprehensive and illustrated guide book deals with three Buddhist Places. Its main focus, however, is Sarnath, a place where Buddha turned the Wheel of Dharmaafter explaining the history of Sarnath, the author describes the main archaeological sites, monuments and temples. He then presents a picture of Varanasi and its ancient Buddhist sites, and lastly makes a case for the rediscovery of Kausambi with its practically forgotten Buddhist heritage.
PrefaceTurning the Wheel of the DhammaAn Explanation on the Four Noble TruthsThe Significance of the 'sacred Sites'Buddhist Kings - Their Contribution in the History of the SarnathRecords of the Chinese PilgrimsArchaeological Records of the Sarnath SiteArchaeological MonumentsThe MuseumModern Buddhist ViharasForgotten Buddhist Sites in VaranasiVaranasi Through the AgesVaranmasi TodayKausambi: A Buddhist Site Worth DevelopingThe Buddhist Archaeological Research Society, KausambiBibliographyGlossary