Kurukshetra traces its roots to the times of Mahabharata and before, and is an important pilgrimage place for the Hindus. However, in later years it attracts scholars, gurus and sages from different religions, faith and philosophies.
Lord Buddha is also believed to have visited here and many Buddhist monument mark this occasion. Some of these monuments also came up in later years. It is little wonder then, Kurukshetra is also an important pilgrimage site for the Buddhists also.