Category: Sarnath

Shechen Stupa – Sarnath

Shechen Stupa is located 250m north of the ancient Chaukhandi Stupa, on Rishpattan Road in Sarnath. A plaque outside the small gated enclosure states : Shechen Stupa For Universal Peace Built in fulfillment of H.H. Dilgo Khyentse Rinpoche’s vision Dilgo Khyentse Rinpoche was a Vajrayana master, scholar, poet, […]

Chaukhandi Stupa – Sarnath

Located 600m south of the main Sarnath Buddhist Complex, Chaukhandi Stupa is a lofty brick built structure curiously crowned with an octagonal tower. The name Chaukhandi comes from the four-armed plan of the stupa, which was declared to be of national importance by the Archaeological Survey of India […]