Bodh Gaya

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Bodh Gaya

(ˈbɒd ɡəˈjɑː)
n
(Placename) a variant spelling of Buddh Gaya
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The veneration of the Bodhi-tree (pipal tree: ficus religiosa) has been a popular and a widespread ritual in Sri Lanka from the time a sapling of the original Bodhi-tree at Buddhagaya (under which the Buddha attained Enlightenment) was brought from India by the Theri Sanghamitta and planted at Anuradhapura during the reign of King Devanampiya Tissa in the third century B.
Chandrakirti recalled his previous life in which he was born as Buddhagaya and strove for his wishes ('bad pa'o).
The seated image, depicting the scene of the Buddha's Enlightenment at Buddhagaya after a rigorous practice of dhyana, has been a widely accepted theme in Buddhism.