Great Buddha Statue
Niranjana Public Welfare School
This school provides education for some 270 local children and runs an orphanage in Sujata Village. Donations, sponsorships and...
Bodhgaya Vipassana Meditation Centre
Runs intensive 10-day vipassana courses twice each month on donation basis. The small compound is 4km west of town on Boghgaya Rd.
Sujata Children’s Welfare Foundation
Sujata works with local orphans and poor children, providing free education, clothing and medical care. You can sponsor a child through...
Harri Om Cafe
At the northern end of the Kalachakra Maidan, this is the only place in Bodhgaya for real coffee. It also does good pasta and has Korean...
Great Buddha Statue information
This 25m-high statue towers above a pleasant garden at the end of Temple St. The impressive monument was unveiled by the Dalai Lama in 1989, and is surrounded by 10 smaller sculptures of Buddha’s disciples. The statue is partially hollow and is said to contain some 20,000 bronze Buddhas.