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Sarnath is located about 10 km from the holy city of Varanasi. After the Buddha accomplished enlightenment in BodhGaya, he came to Sarnath and delivered his first lecture. It thus became one of the holiest places to the Buddhist world and become a centre attraction for the visitors. It is a major buddhist pilgimage destination which also celebrates Mantra, ‘Buddham Sharanam Gachhami’, that owes its origin to Sarnath.
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