Mudra Foundation, with the cooperation of Tourism Department of Odisha and documentary filmmaker Mitabi Kobayashi, will hold a tour to the three major Buddhist sites located in the state of Odisha. The ruins of Lalitagiri, Udayagiri and Ratnagiri centering around Jajpur in the middle of Odisha are the important places which are relevant to the birth of the Vajrayana Buddhism that is one of the origins of the Japanese Buddhism. In addition, many precious sculptures and remnants of monasteries remain there.
Participation fee : Rs 1,000(for locals) / 7000yen
Lalitagiri – Stupas and Chaitya hills
Udayagiri – Stupas and monasteries
Ratnagiri – Stupas, monasteries and Mahavihara
Date: Sat, 28th Oct, 2017
07:00 am Departure from Bhubaneswar
10:00 am Sightseeing in Ratnagiri (6th-13th centuries CE) Visit to the museum
12:00 pm Lunch
12:30 pm Sightseeing in Udayagiri (7th-12th centuries CE)
14:00 pm Sightseeing in Lalitagiri (3rd century BCE – 13th century CE)
17:00 pm Arrival in Bhubaneswar and dismissal.