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Sarnath

[sahr-naht] /ˈsɑr nɑt/
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an ancient Buddhist pilgrimage center in N India, near Benares: Buddha's first sermon preached here; many ancient Buddhist monuments.
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  • The spot where he first unfolded his doctrine was a grove at a place now called Sarnath, about four miles from the present city.

  • At Sarnath Buddha built a great temple and founded a school from which his disciples spread to all parts of India.

    The Critic in the Orient George Hamlin Fitch

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