By Alexander Cunningham
Marking the spot of Buddha's enlightenment, Bodhgaya is significantly respected via Buddhists. This paintings, first released in 1892, is an in depth document of Alexander Cunningham's stopover at to the temple in 1881, and describes intimately the $64000 discoveries made by way of him.
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These two there vessels contained the following relics : » 37 pieces of crystal, some broken, some hollowed out. 7 cornelian beads. 19 Lapis-lazuli beads. 30 glass beads. 3 red Jasper beads. 4 garnets. 1 large bead of black stone, polished. 1 1 small pearl, discoloured. 1 small bit of gold. 13 bits of mother-of-pearl. 2 Jacinth. 1 Amethyst. In addition to these objects, but quite separate from them, there were two small copper plates, each inscribed with the Buddhist creed in mediaeval characters of about 2 the 7th or 8th century.
By Hwen Several of Thsang. A few but only a few yielded anything that could help to declare which One contained a copper coin of Raja Pasupati, King of Nepal, their age. D. 300 to 400. I will begin my account of these monuments with those that are mentioned by Hwen Thsang, adhering to the order in which he Stupas contained clay seals, of them, places them. AA are the basements of two old Temples to the right and left of the eastern entrance of the Temple. These I take to be the remains of the two Temples containing the two figures of Avalokiteswara, both seated, and looking eastwards.
Is still Buchanan He in 1811. " 3 very much decayed one large stem says, but a ; place, ; to the green, but the other branches were barkless in 1871, and again in 1875, when it had become completely decayed, and shortly afterwards, in 1876, the only remaining portion of the Tree fell over the west wall during a storm, and the Old Pipal Tree was gone. Many seeds, however, had been existence to take and young scions of the parent tree were already in its place. , 116. 4 Archaeological Survey, last stage of decay.
Mahabodhi; the Great Buddhist Temple by Alexander Cunningham