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Tree of Sarnath - Dhamma Chakka Shrine

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Tree of Sarnath - Dhamma Chakka Shrine (Nivalink Trip Dated - 1 February 2011)
Tree of Sarnath - Dhamma Chakka Shrine (Nivalink Trip Dated - 1 February 2011)

Tree of Sarnath is planted from a sapling taken from the Sri Maha Bodhi tree of Anuradhapura, Sri Lanka in 1930s. In 1999 the Bodhi tree complex was widened by making space for meditation and Dhamma sermons with twenty images of previous Buddhas around the Bodhi tree and Dhamma Chakka shrine.

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