• Sound and light Programme

Sound and light Programme

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Sarnath, Located about 10 km from the mythical city Kashi, is also famous by the name Rishipatan and Mrigadava since ancient times. This region is also famous for being the workplace of great mystics like Mahatma Buddha and jain Tirthankar Shreyans Nath. In time, Various historical dynasties like Maurya dynasty, Gupta dynasty, etc., contained various forms of major political, cultural, religious, activities, Such as Stupas, Viharas, Ashoka pillars, etc., even today, is still fascinating the tourists with aesthetic demands.

In view of this popularity of Sarnath, a sound and light programme is being conducted/organized on the Dhamekh Stupa built by Mauryan rular Ashoka (about 265 B.C.E.-249 B.C.E.). According to Buddhist texts and various historical accounts, after attaining enlightenment in Bodh Gaya, Mahatama Buddha gave the first sermon at Sarnath to his five disciples Mahanam, Vappa, Bhaddiya, Ashwajit, Kaudinya.

This historical glorious saga, which begins from Mahatma Buddha’s childhood and ends at the first sermon delivered by him is presented to the tourists through projection mapping. The purpose of the programme is to make the tourists acquainted with the life and personality of Sarnath, especially Mahatma Buddha, so that more and more number of tourists can be attracted toward the Sarnath tourism .

Apart from this, tourists are also introduced to various tourist places of Kashi, Shri Kashi Vishwanath Temple, Manohari Ghat of Kashi, the world famous Ganga Aarti of Kashi, Ashoka Stambha at Sarnath (National Emblem of India) etc.

Timing - 7:00PM – 7:30PM

Place – Dhamekh Stupa, Sarnath