Category:Bodhi Tree

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English: The Bodhi Tree, also known as Bo, was a large and ancient Sacred Fig tree (Ficus religiosa ), under which Siddhartha Gautama (later known as Gautama Buddha), the spiritual teacher and founder of Buddhism, reached enlightenment or Bodhi.
  • The sacred Bodhi Tree grew in present day Bodh Gaya, in the state of Bihar, northern India.
  • In religious iconography, the Bodhi tree is recognizable by its heart-shaped leaves, which are a prominent feature.
  • Designated Bodhi trees" are currently growing sacred trees, propagated by saplings and seeds from earlier specimens propagated from the original Bodhi Tree.
Bodhi Tree 
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sacred fig tree under which Buddha is said to have achieved enlightenment
Instance of Ficus religiosa,
Location Bodh Gaya
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24° 41′ 45.24″ N, 84° 59′ 29.4″ E

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