The Man Who Saved the Mahabodhi Temple

For a Buddhist probably the highlight of a pilgrimage to India is to arrive in Bodh Gaya and then stand at the top of the board stairway leading down to the Mahabodhi Temple and see for the first time that magnificent monument built over the very place where the Buddha attained enlightenment. By any standard it is an impressive sight. The renowned English author E. M. Forster said of it, “There can’t be anything like it in the world.”



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