Photograph of the ancient railing around the
Mahabodhi Temple, Bodh Gaya, from the Archaeological Survey of
India Collections, taken by Henry Baily Wade Garrick in 1880-81.
The Mahabodi Temple complex is one of the holy sites related to the
life of Buddha as it is the place where he attained Enlightenment.
The original shrine is believed to have been raised by Emperor
Ashoka in the 3rd century BC …