The Chaukandi Stupa is believed to mark the site where the Buddha (re)encountered his first disciples [the group of five ascetics], following his Awakening.


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Historic Accounts

Faxian See pp111 (chapter 34) of "Record of Buddhistic Kingdoms" by Fa-Hien, as Translated by James Legge.

Xuanzang See p46 of Vol 2 Buddhist Records of the Western World.

Other References

Wikipedia entry on this Stupa

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