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Mahabodhi Temple

a Pleiades place resource

Creators: Gabriel Mckee
Contributors: Jeffrey Becker
Copyright © The Contributors. Sharing and remixing permitted under terms of the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License (cc-by).
Last modified Dec 18, 2017 02:42 PM History
One of the four main Buddhist pilgrimage sites, identified as the place where Gautama Buddha attained Enlightenment. The first temple on the site was built by Emperor Asoka in the third century B.C., and the present temple dates from the fifth or sixth centuries. It is one of the earliest Buddhist temples built entirely in brick, still standing in India, from the late Gupta period. The site was largely abandoned from the twelfth-eighteenth centuries. It was named a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2002.

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Gabriel Mckee, and Jeffrey Becker, 'Mahabodhi Temple: a Pleiades place resource', Pleiades: A Gazetteer of Past Places, 2017 <> [accessed: 01 August 2021]

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