The gorgeous idol stands tall at a height of 80 ft and is made of sandstone blocks and red granite. It has a spiritual aura that attracts many visitors every year. The statue was inaugurated on November 18, 1989 by the XIVth Dalai Lama. This huge figurine depicts Lord Buddha meditating (dhyana mudra) while he is seated on a giant lotus in open air.
BEST TIME TO VISIT BODHGAYA
The average minimum and maximum temperature of Bodhgaya is as given below. The best time to visit Bodhgaya is also specified.