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Under the Bodhi Tree - Mahabodhi: Temple Complex at Bodh Gaya

Language: English

The Mahabodhi Temple Complex is one of the four holy sites related to the life of the Lord Buddha, and particularly to the attainment of Enlightenment. The first temple was built by Emperor Asoka in the 3rd century B.C., and the present temple dates from the 5th or 6th centuries. It is one of the earliest Buddhist temples built entirely in brick, still standing in India, from the late Gupta period.


on this subject: WHC documentation about this site


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Place/region: Bodh Gaya, Mahabodhi complex, India, Asia and the Pacific
Series: NHK World Heritage 100
Type: Documentary
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Publisher: NHK; UNESCO TV
Sponsor: UNESCO WHC
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Rights: NHK; UNESCO TV
 

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UMAS reference: AVFONDS-NHK-1056
Rights holder: NHK Japan Broadcasting Corporation

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