Sravasti is located 34 km from Balrampur and 134 km from Lucknow in Uttar Pradesh. The city believed to be founded by the mythological king Sravast. Lord Buddha preached here after he got his enlightenment. Buddha has 24 rainy seasons in the Jetvana Gardens at Sravasti and has performed some miracles here. After the death of Buddha, this monastery got royal patronage. - Sravasti Tours
On Sravasti Tours, you can visit the following places:
The Temple No-2 is the site of the ruins of the Gandha-Kuti or Perfumed Chamber built by Anathapindika for the Buddha's use. The original Gandha-Kuti was made of wood but by the time of the Chinese pilgrims, a two-storeyed brick building in a ruinous condition was found. Today only the low walls and stone plinth are left. - Sravasti Tours
Temple No-3 is supposed to be the site of the original Kosambi-Kuti. Anathapindika built this as well as the meditation room for Buddha. There is a long platform in the front marking the site of the original promenade used by the Buddha for walking meditation.
Ananda Bodhi Tree
The Ananda Bodhi tree is located near the entrance of Jetavana Garden. It was planted at the request of Anathapindika as an object for worship during the Buddha's absence from Sravasti.
Other places of significance to visit at Sravasti Tour are the Stupa H, Sudatta Stupa, Angulimal Stupa and the Stupa of great Miracle. - Sravasti Tours
How to Reach
The nearest airport to Sravasti is at Lucknow 134 km away. The nearest railhead is at Balrampur, 34 km away. Sravast is well connected by road network with many cities of Uttar Pradesh.
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