If there are visions of something before the ghats and temples in the city of Varanasi, it is Chaukhandi Stupa which is said to be the most visited stupa by tourists. This place is considered to be the most sacred place in all holy pilgrimage places of Uttar Pradesh. Chaukhandi Stupa is one of the most important and important monuments of Buddhist culture, people believe that it was built during the era of Emperor Ashoka and this stupa was built right here, where the great Buddha met his five It was from the ascetics that the Chaukhandi Stupa of Sarnath is completely made of bricks and there is an octagonal shape tower in the middle which is very attractive to see if you find this place If you go, you will also feel the divinity of the memorial in the air surrounded by here. After going to Chaukhandi Stupa, tourists get a different peace which is very amazing.
Mulagandha Kuti Vihara
Mulagandha Kuti Temple, which, though now only remains there, it will be wonderful to see it also. Its incredible architectural style has impressive designs and patterns that are very special. Which separates it from other temples, as well as attractive graffiti can be seen here, it was made by a renowned painter Kosetsu Nosu of Japan. There is a large bell of copper on the entrance of the Mulagandha Kuti Vihar, which was gifted by a Saheb family from Japan.
Apart from collection of Buddhist literature, here is the statue of Lord Buddha which is worshiped. Radhagandh Kuti Vihar monastery was created in 1931 with the donation of various countries and international Buddhist communities which are also called Maha Bodhi Society, which was made by Angarka Dharmapalal, the founder of Mahabodhi Samaj.
There are spiers on top of the huge building, which make it like a church, here also a gemstone statue of gold of Gautam Buddha is kept. Apart from this, there is also a Bodhi tree located in this temple which was planted here by a branch of Sri Lankan tree through transplantation. This tree in Sri Lanka is originated from the same root tree, under which Gautama Buddha had attained the knowledge of some 2500 years ago in Bodh Gaya.
Vihar is described with the sacred relics of Shakyamuni Buddha. It is open from sunrise to sunset and entry is free.