Deeksha Bhoomi, Nagpur

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Visit a sacred monument of Deeksha Bhoomi, a place where the architect of the Indian Constitution, along with his 600,000 followers, converted to Buddhism. Regarded as a pilgrimage center of Buddhism in India, the biggest ‘stupa’ or domed monument in Asia is erected in the memory of Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar and his followers. See the statue of Buddha in the center of the monument, a picture gallery which focuses on the life of Babasaheb, as well as the inscription of the constitution. Taking photographs is prohibited here. See Deeksha Bhoomi and all Nagpur has to offer by arranging your trip with our Nagpur trip builder website .
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  • One of the most important place for Buddhist peoples. Every year on Dhammachakrapravartan Din, lakhs of people gather here.  more »
  • Location is close to Ambazari Lake. Lots of empty space around. Most of the information is not available in English.  more »
  • this is the historical monument of one of the less told stories of Ambedkar where he converted to Buddhism. This place is very calm and quiet. you con go there for refreshing your mind. the history is...  more »
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  • Very well maintained and a neat place in true tribute to the great Dr.Ambedkar and his legacy. The tour of the Deeskshabhoomi is well laid out. Directions all across the place makes it easy to navigate around the place. A small museum with pictures and text narrates the life and times of Babasaheb in good detail. The place is silent and serene and and ideal place for meditation. A must visit if you are in Nagpur.
  • There is flow of originality bcz all the people who came here ,they have known of Peace and integrity
  • Important place in the history of social reforms in India... World's biggest ever religious conversation happened​ on 14th October 1956, when more than 5 million untouchables under the leadership of the Father of Modern India, Dr Babasaheb Ambedkar, embraced Buddhism... The huge and beautiful structure is inspired from the Sanchi Stup in Madhya Pradesh... On the right of the monument is the Piple tree (descendant of Original Bodhi Tree under which the Buddha became the Enlightened one)... Every year 10 million people visit the monument during Ashok Vijayadashmi to celebrate the historic event... The crowning glory of Nagpur city... Must visit to see the historically important monument in the city...
  • Well maintained and fully cleaned in Nagpur Buddhist A modern historical palace of India
  • Great inspiring place for Ambedkari movement. Place where Buddhist religious movement build up.

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