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Eastern Gateway

Raisen District, Sanchi 464661, India
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Eastern Gate of Stupa No. 1

Eastern Gateway represent entrance gate from east of Stupa No. 1. Each of the gate represents a... read more

Reviewed February 23, 2018
nik_0107
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New Delhi, India
The Eastern Gateway is so Beautiful . It has multiple stories from the life of Buddha.

The Eastern Gateway has four Elephants with their Mahouts carrying goads in their hands. Adjacent... read more

Reviewed March 24, 2017
SatyendraGarg
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New Delhi, India
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Reviewed February 23, 2018

Eastern Gateway represent entrance gate from east of Stupa No. 1. Each of the gate represents a unique story.

Thank nik_0107
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Reviewed March 24, 2017

The Eastern Gateway has four Elephants with their Mahouts carrying goads in their hands. Adjacent to the elephants is a beautiful Shalbhanjika, holding a branch of a tree. The sensuous woman has been sculpted well, all around. The Eastern Gateway is very elaborate in depiction...More

Thank SatyendraGarg
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Reviewed January 29, 2017

A part of the Great Stupa of Sanchi. There are 4 gateways surrounding the stupa. The gateways are very well decorated with lots of the carvings on it.

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Reviewed October 14, 2016

History bffs would like it and art llovers would admire it..piece of our bright history still standing tall and well kept..

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Reviewed May 4, 2016

Even if you are not aware of the history .. it is just to see and admire and here is a piece of history which will make it all more worthwhile :) ------------ The eastern gateway consists of two posts crowned with a group of...More

Thank WASIL K
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Reviewed October 30, 2015

The Eastern gateway is the entry point for Stupa No.1. It was built by Emperor Ashoka. Good place to visit for people interested in history

Thank pskale
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Reviewed October 25, 2015 via mobile

Very good looking and finely carved stories of Budhha in pillars. Preserved and maintained very well. Worth visiting this place.

Thank DMitra
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Reviewed May 15, 2015

On the Eastern Gateway of Sanchi Stupa #1, one of the most important figure on this gateway is the dramatic depiction of the attempt by Gautam Buddha's father to convince him on the pomp and glory of worldly ways. To which Gautama Buddha responds by...More

Thank PKTMumbai
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Reviewed December 13, 2014

A student of history and the followers of Buddha are familiar with the biography of Gautama the prince of Kapilavastu, (now in Nepal). Gautama, son of king Sudhodana, having seen the miseries of life suffered by various people, at various stages of age, in his...More

Thank Profvns
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Reviewed December 18, 2013

After visiting Sanchi I wrote a detailed review . Then I learnt that I could write another additional review on Eastern Gateway . So based on the photographs I had and my and my wife's study of Jatakas and other Buddhist literature , I have...More

2  Thank Dilip S
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