Buddha with a topknot from Gandhara, the Indus valley region that lies between N.W Pakistan and E. Afghanistan. First mentioned in a text in the 9th C. BCE. The region, home of Vedism, Jainism and Buddhism, later was conquered by Alexander the Great, the Mauryan dynasty of Asoka from India, the Parthians, and also the Kushans, whose Empire at nearly the same time of Jesus, restored Buddhist culture in that area.
Amaravati #museum is one of the most popular #tourist places in #AndhraPradesh where you can see various antique things. The greatest attraction of the Amaravati Museum is the tall and elegant bronze statue of Lord Buddha. There are galleries in this #museum that take the visitors very close to the old #history of this region and the life of the great Gautam #Buddha. #travel #attraction
There have been many great sages throughout human history and each of them has brought their own unique flavor to the path to enlightenment. One of these teachers, known as Gautama Buddha, also known as Siddhārtha Gautama or other times simply Buddha. The Buddha lived and taught in what is present day India sometime between the sixth Read More