Deeksha Bhoomi, Nagpur

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Deeksha Bhoomi is a holy place for the Buddhists based in Nagpur, that attracts thousands and thousands of devotees and tourists every year. It is home to one of the Buddhist Stupas, which is about 120 feet long.

This place is memorable for the conversion of several hundreds of Dalit people to Buddhism, following Dr. B. R. Ambedkar. In their memory, the day is celebrated as Ashok Vijaya Dashmi.

This pilgrim centre can house more than 5000 people. This majestic monument is deeply etched in Indian history and is a symbol of national integration.

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