Buddhists all over the
world undertake Pilgrimage trips to locations that were part
of life of Buddha and their religious heads in past. Some of the locations are established
Pilgrimage destinations and are well visited all round the year.
Monuments can be divided into two categories. High Altitude monasteries are
related to Tibetan Buddhism and therefore linked to lives of the their religious
heads (such as his Holiness Dalai Lama). These are spread over Sikkim,
Arunachal Pradesh and Himachal Pradesh. These are popular with followers of
Tibetan Buddhism, now spread all over the world.
and Caves in the plains are related to life and times of Gautam Buddha and
his disciples. These are popular with guests from Japan, Korea,
Stupas and Caves in the Plains
Uttar Pradesh / Bihar