Correct Answer - Option 2 : Bodh Gaya
Nirvana- State of relief from misery due to enlightenment relating to the cause of misery.
Parinirvana- The state of release, after death, from samsara and the karmic cycle that binds one to samsara
Mahaparjnirvana- It is the attainment of the state of eternal bliss, having been released from misery and samsara.
The correct answer is Bodh Gaya.
- Gautama Buddha is the founder of Buddhism.
- Buddha attained Nirvana under a peepal tree at Bodh Gaya in Bihar.
- Bodh Gaya is a religious site in Bihar.
- The literal meaning of the term Nirvana is "blowing out".
- According to Buddha, leading a balanced life would lead to a person attaining both Moksha and Nirvana.
- He is known to have attained Nirvana at the age of 35.
- The Buddha himself is said to have realized nirvana when he achieved enlightenment.
Kushinagar is a place in Uttar Pradesh where Lord Buddha attained Mahaparinirvana.
- It is marked as the death of the Buddha.
- In Bodh Gaya Buddha attained Nirvana.
Siddhartha is the early name of Buddha.
- He was the son of Suddhodhana and Mahamaya.
- He belonged to a small gana known as the Sakya Gana and was a Kshatriya.
- He left the comforts of his home in search of knowledge.
- He learnt the technique of meditation from his first teacher Alara Kalama.
- He preached in the Prakrit language, spoken by common people.
- After attaining enlightenment he went to Sarnath, near Varanasi, where he taught for the first time
- Buddha preached his first sermon at Sarnath.
- He died in 483 BC under a Sal tree in Kushinagar.
Kaushambi is the place where Lord Buddha stayed and preached in the sixth and ninth year of his attaining enlightenment.