Random Photo Wednesday -A Buddha in Sārnāth

A picture of a carving taken in 2005 in Sārnāth (सारनाथ), the location of the Buddha’s first teaching. The carving shows the Buddha in the teaching mudrā, turning the wheel of Dharma.

A Buddhist Sunday – A Lecture in Sārnāth

The Buddha needed some (divine) convincing to share what he learned underneath the Bodhi Tree. After reaching enlightenment he wandered to Sārnāth. A group of ascetics saw him there and although the Buddha used to travel with them they did not recognise him at first. They did however feel very much a strong fascination towards…