A sapling of the holy Bodhi tree from Bodh Gaya in Bihar, which was carried by Indian President Pranab Mukherjee as a gift, was planted here on Monday.
President Pranab Mukherjee will gift "a sapling" of the sacred Bodhi Tree in Bodh Gaya to Vietnam during his visit to that country, a temple official said Monday.
One of the branches of the historical `Bodhi tree` in Sarnath, where Gautama Buddha had given his first sermon and set in motion the `Dharma-Chakra`, has fallen.
A sapling of the historic Bodhi tree under which Lord Buddha had attained enlightenment has been sent to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh who will take it as a "gift" to Thailand next week.
Some branches of the `Bodhi tree`, under which Lord Buddha attained enlightenment, were chopped off on Wednesday.
The sapling of the revered Bodhi
tree brought from Sri Lanka and replanted at the Buddha Smriti
Park here by the Dalai Lama is showing signs of whithering.
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