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Thursday, May 19, 2011

India - China: Joint Issue

Date of issues:11th July 2008

The Mahabodhi Temple is a Buddhist temple in Bodh Gaya, the location where Siddhartha Gautama, the Buddha, attained enlightenment. Bodh Gaya is located about 96 km (60 mi) from Patna, Bihar state, India. Next to the temple, to its western side, is the holy Bodhi tree. In the Pali Canon, the site is called Bodhimanda, and the monastery there the Bodhimanda Vihara. The tallest tower is 55 metres (180 ft) tall. In June 2002, the Mahabodhi Temple became a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

See postcard and read more about Mahabodhi Temple Complex at Bodh Gaya

White Horse Temple is, according to tradition, the first Buddhist temple in China, established in 68 AD under the patronage of Emperor Ming in the Eastern Han capital Luoyang. Read more great history about this Historical temple.

Information Obtained From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

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