The Bodhi Tree in Bodhgaya is a descendant of the tree under which Siddharta Gautama attained enlightenment after 49 days of meditation and became the "Enlightened One."

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318922
Names
Bodhi Tree
Bodhivrksa (Sanskrit)
Bodhirukkha
ficus religiosa
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Dates
6th-5th C BCE
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Last Updated
February 4, 2015
First Published
October 8, 2013
Submitted by
Holly Hayes
Title
Bodhi Tree - India