Siddhartha Festival 2018, Bodhgaya, India. No registration to attend the festival. All are invited and welcome.
Siddhartha Festival
There is no registration to attend the festival.

All are invited and welcome.
The teachings, talks, prayers, sadhana, chants and offerings to the Buddha at the Mahabodhi Temple are open to all and will take place from 8:30 am to 11:30 am and from 3:00 pm to 4:30 pm each day.

Starting at 7:00 pm on both evenings, there will be a cultural event and dinner at the Birla Dharamshala. This will be ticketed evening - prices will be announced soon. Tickets would be available two days prior to the festival, in Bodhgaya.

We suggest arriving by 15th evening at the latest and departing on 18th morning at the earliest. If you have more time, please do come earlier or stay on.

Getting here by Air
Gaya is the nearest airport which is approximately 17 kilometres from the town of Bodhgaya. Though the frequency of flights is lesser, the airport is well-connected to New Delhi, Mumbai and Kolkata by flights.
Other nearest Airports:
  • The second nearest airport is in Patna which is approximately 135 kilometres (3 hrs) away from the town.
  • The other nearest airport is in Varanasi which is approximately 265 kms (5 hrs) away from the holy town.
* The choice and availability of flights from Patna is far greater than Gaya as well as more economical.
To arrange paid transfers from the airport, please contact :
Inner Peace Holidays
Brajesh Kumar
+91 9934611463, +91 9471004599,

Getting here by Rail
The nearest rail head is Gaya Junction, which is approximately 13 kilometres away from Bodhgaya. It is well-connected to major Indian cities. From Gaya railway station, you can reach the holy town by hiring any local taxi from there.

Hotel Taj Darbar (₹)
Domuhan-Bodhgaya Road,
Belsar, Bodhgaya, Bihar 824231, India
+91 631 220 1178

Hotel Anand International (₹)
Sujata Bypass Road, Bodhgaya,
Bihar 824231, India
+91 631 2200026

Maya Heritage (₹)
Near Japanese Temple, Japanese Temple Road,
Bodhgaya, Bihar 824231 India
+91 631 220 0071

Bodhgaya Regency (₹)
Near Japanese Temple Mastipur,
Japanese Temple Road Bodhgaya,
Bihar 824231 India
+91 631 220 0415
+91 707 019 2142

Royal Residency (₹ ₹)
Domuhan Road Bodhgaya,
Bihar 824231 India
+91 631 220 0181
+91 631 220 1156

Oaks Bodhgaya (₹ ₹ ₹)
Plot No. 97 & 114, Gaya Dobhi Road,
Bodhgaya- 824231, District Gaya,
Bihar, India
+91 0631 2200019
+91 7542023503

For assistance with hotel accommodation, please contact :
Yana Tours
Pema Wangchuk
Elegant and traditional attire is suggested. Please refrain from shorts, short skirts, or jeans. Seating at the Mahabodhi Temple will be on cushions and mattresses on the ground, please dress accordingly.
Teachings and Talks will be in English.
is an initiative of:

Siddhartha's Intent
supported by:
Khyentse Foundation
World Center for Creative Learning Foundation
Vana Foundation

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