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Western Gate

District Raisen Madhya Pradesh, Sanchi 464661, India
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Western Gate of Stupa No. 1

Stupa No. 1 has four entrances named after each of the directions. Each gate represent a unique... read more

Reviewed February 23, 2018
nik_0107
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New Delhi, India
The Yakshas on the Western Gateway has a message for the World. It depends on you how you live.

As from Southern Gateway there is a passage to climb the Stupa, we took this opportunity and in the... read more

Reviewed March 25, 2017
SatyendraGarg
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New Delhi, India
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District Raisen Madhya Pradesh, Sanchi 464661, India
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Reviewed February 23, 2018

Stupa No. 1 has four entrances named after each of the directions. Each gate represent a unique story.

Thank nik_0107
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Reviewed March 25, 2017

As from Southern Gateway there is a passage to climb the Stupa, we took this opportunity and in the process we saw the Western Gateway from inside first. This Gateway has a big philosophical message showing that it is one's mental disposition which make us...More

Thank SatyendraGarg
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Reviewed January 29, 2017

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

Sanchi is a historical place plus a picnic spot...you ca admire the beauty around while knowing a bit of your own bright history.

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Reviewed May 14, 2015

Sanchi has a proud place in the Indian history and for Buddhism , because it is from where Mehendra- son of emperor Ashoka started his journey for Ceylon to spread the teachings of Lord Buddha. The main stupa was constructed under the rule of Ashoka,...More

Thank PKTMumbai
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Reviewed December 13, 2014

Buddha’s earlier name was Gautama (poorvashrama name). He was the son of king Sudhodana of Kapilvastu kingdom now in Nepal. When he was in his youth he witnessed the miseries of life suffered by various people, at various stages of life, in his kingdom. He...More

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Reviewed January 3, 2014

From the Southern Torana as we move along the right side the Western Torana is encountered . This Torana has suffered a lot and lost many of its original features All the uprights which are usually found in between architraves are missing . Ornamentation above...More

1  Thank Dilip S
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