Deekshabhoomi Buddhist Pilgrimage Centre in Nagpur
Deekshabhoomi, situated in Nagpur, Maharashtra is a sacred monument and a pilgrimage centre of Buddhism. The word deeksha literally means acceptance of religion. Also known by the name Dhamma Chakra Stupa.
It is here where Babasaheb Ambedkar converted to Buddhism along with his about 380,000 followers on October 14, 1956. Noted for its architectural beauty the monument is made out of Dholpur sandstones, marbles and granites.