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This gate is sculpted with Indian style and the stories of Buddha and the Jataka tales are... read more

Reviewed 26 September 2018
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The Western Gate to the Stupa No. 1 has beautiful carvings depicting mainly Jataka tales and... read more

Reviewed 6 September 2018
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Reviewed 26 September 2018

This gate is sculpted with Indian style and the stories of Buddha and the Jataka tales are depicted. The language carved is Pali.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank arunbvkumar
Reviewed 6 September 2018

The Western Gate to the Stupa No. 1 has beautiful carvings depicting mainly Jataka tales and incidents in Lord Buddhas's life. One other unique feature is that there are two sets of four yakshas on the two ends of the gate bearing the weight of...More

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank ParwathiH
Reviewed 29 April 2018 via mobile

This is another one of the four gates in stupa , located at western side. You can visit it when you are visitng stupa

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank SumitJ340
Reviewed 23 February 2018

Stupa No. 1 has four entrances named after each of the directions. Each gate represent a unique story.

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank nik_0107
Reviewed 24 March 2017

As from Southern Gateway there is a passage to climb the Stupa, we took this opportunity and in the process we saw the Western Gateway from inside first. This Gateway has a big philosophical message showing that it is one's mental disposition which make us...More

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank Satyendra G
Reviewed 29 January 2017

Part of the Great Stupa of Sanchi. There are 4 gateways surrounding the stupa. The gateways are very well decorated with lots of the carvings on it.

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank traveller_prk
Reviewed 14 October 2016

Sanchi is a historical place plus a picnic spot...you ca admire the beauty around while knowing a bit of your own bright history.

Date of experience: January 2016
1  Thank Ankur_Rishi
Reviewed 14 May 2015

Sanchi has a proud place in the Indian history and for Buddhism , because it is from where Mehendra- son of emperor Ashoka started his journey for Ceylon to spread the teachings of Lord Buddha. The main stupa was constructed under the rule of Ashoka,...More

Date of experience: June 2014
Thank PKTMumbai
Reviewed 13 December 2014

Buddha’s earlier name was Gautama (poorvashrama name). He was the son of king Sudhodana of Kapilvastu kingdom now in Nepal. When he was in his youth he witnessed the miseries of life suffered by various people, at various stages of life, in his kingdom. He...More

Date of experience: May 2014
1  Thank Profvns
Reviewed 3 January 2014

From the Southern Torana as we move along the right side the Western Torana is encountered . This Torana has suffered a lot and lost many of its original features All the uprights which are usually found in between architraves are missing . Ornamentation above...More

Date of experience: November 2013
1  Thank Dilip S
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