Buddhism has played a significant role in the cultural and historical development of Odisha. The state of Odisha has Buddha statues and many ancient forts that tourists and Buddhists come from around the world to visit. Odisha has more than 100 Buddhist heritage sites, the most popular of which are Chandragiri Buddhist Monastery, Ratnagiri Monastery, Udayagiri Buddhist Complex, Kuruma Buddhist Heritage Site, Lalitgiri Buddhist Complex, Dhauli Shanti Stupa and Padmasambhava Mahavihara Monastery is the Buddhist Heritage Monastery Sites in Odisha.

Buddhist Heritage Monastery Sites in Odisha

Padmasambhava Mahavihara Monastery, Gajapati

Padmasambhava Mahavihara Monastery is also known as the Thupten Mindrolling monastery located at Jiranga in the Gajapati district. As the main monastery belonging to the Ripa Lineage. It is said to be the largest Buddhist monastery in Eastern India. The Dalai Lama inaugurated it in January 2010. The Chinese invasion...

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Chandragiri Buddhist Monastery

Chandragiri Buddhist Monastery, Gajapati

Chandragiri Buddhist Monastery is located at a distance of 80 km away from Paralakhemundi. One of the beautiful places and India’s one of the most famous Buddhist temples. In 2010 it was inaugurated by His Highness Dalai Lama. The temple has located in the eastern ghat region of Odisha. The...

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Udayagiri Buddhist Complex

Udayagiri Buddhist Complex, Jajpur

Udayagiri Buddhist Complex is 60 km away from Cuttack via Chandikhol and around 32 km from Jajpur town. The archaeological remains of Udayagiri consist of a brick stupa, two brick monasteries. It is a beautiful stone stepped well with inscriptions on it and rock sculptures at the top of the...

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Lalitgiri Buddhist

Lalitgiri Buddhist Complex, Cuttack

Lalitgiri has 85 km from Bhubaneswar and 55 km from Cuttack. It is one of the earliest Buddhist complexes, dating back to the 1st century AD. Several votive stupas and stone stupas are located on the top of the rugged. Sandstone hillock dominates the greenery around. The sculptures shed nearby...

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Ganiapali Buddhist

Buddha Bihar, Buddhist Temple, Ganiapali, Bargarh

Boudh Bihar has located in the Ganiapali Village. It is around 63 km away from Bargarh Town. Historians opine that it was a Buddhist spot in the past. A rare Buddha statue sitting in Lotus Posture with a snake on his head with its hood expanded to attract tourists. Ganiapali...

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famous tourist place in Jajpu Ratnagiri Monastery.

Ratnagiri Monastery, Buddhist Monuments, Jajpur

Ratnagiri Monastery is the hill of jewels in the district of Jajpur is situated on an isolated hill of the Asia range. It is 90 km from Bhubaneswar through NH No 5 and forms the Buddhist diamond triangle comprising two other sites of Buddhist remains are situated atop a flat...

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Langudi Hill

Langudi Hills, Buddhist Archaeological Site, Jajpur

The Langudi Hill is a hillock in the Asia hill range has situated in Dharmasala Thasil of Jajpur district. It was excavated during 1996- 2001 by the Odishan institute of maritime and south-east Asian studies. Excavations revealed the remains of rock-cut stupas, sculptures, terracotta, figurines, votive stupas, terracotta votive stupas,...

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Kuruma buddhist site

Kuruma Buddhist Heritage Site, Konark, Puri

Kuruma is famous for its Buddhist heritage. It is only 8 km away from Konark towards the Northeast side. Previously it was the centre of Buddhist learning and is now under excavation. This place is known as Yama Dharma Pitha. The image of Buddha, Heruka, Avalokiteswatand Trivikaram Vishnuare is found...

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