2500 Years Old Buddhist Stupa at Nalasopara A Hidden Historical Site built by Purna Maitrayaniputra


The 2500 years old Buddhist Stupa located in Nalasopara built by Purna Maitrayani Putra, has huge historical importance. Purna was amongst the 10 main disciples of Gautam Buddha and a Merchant from Sopara. Inspired by the teachings of Buddha, he decided to build this stupa. It is said that Gautam Buddha himself visited the Stupa for the inauguration. When the stupa was built, it’s height was 18ft and the diameter was 268ft. The monument was declared to be of national importance by the Indian Government. The beauty of this place is not in seeing it but in feeling the serenity around it. Divine presence can be felt!

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