Blasts cannot fade the colour of Bodh Gaya, see how

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Bodh Gaya (Bihar), Feb 24:Approximately 7 months after the serial blast, a sea of change can be spotted at the temple vicinity.

With spirits as high as usual and tourists and foreign delegations on their routine tour to the temple, Bodhgaya has jumped back to life. From Dalai Lama to the President of Thailand, all paying their visits to the temple, Bodh Gaya's colour and heritage have blossomed in the past few months.

All of them have appreciated its strength and fervour and the spirit to bounce back.

See in pictures, the festivals and the dignitary footfalls in the temple premises:

In Bodh Gaya

Artists from Thailand performing on the arrival of Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn of Thailand at Mahabodhi Temple in Bodh Gaya, Bihar on Sunday.

In Bodh Gaya

Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn of Thailand arrives at Mahabodhi Temple in Bodh Gaya, Bihar on Sunday.

In Bodh Gaya

Buddhist monk praying with traditional musical instruments, on the occassion of 25th Nyingma Puja, at Bodhgaya.

In Bodh Gaya

RBI Governor Raghuram Rajan looking at the products made by members of a Self Help Group at village Shekwara in Bodhgaya on Wednesday.

In Bodh Gaya

RBI Governor Raghuram Rajan is welcomed by members of a Self Help Group at village Shekwara during his visit to Bodhgaya on Wednesday.

In Bodh Gaya

RBI Governor Raghuram Rajan visiting the Mahabodhi Temple in Bodhgaya on Wednesday.

In Bodh Gaya

17th Karmapa Ogyen Thinley Dorjee taking part in 31st Kagyu Monlam prayers for world peaceat Mahabodhi Temple in Bodhgaya on Tuesday morning.

In Bodh Gaya

17th Karmapa Ogyen Trinley Dorjee offers special prayers during 31st Kagyu Monlam Prayers at Bodhgaya on Saturday.

In Bodh Gaya

17th Karmapa Ogyen Trinley Dorjee performs the Vajra dance on the occasion of 31st Kagyu Monlam Prayers at Bodhgaya on Friday.

In Bodh Gaya

Buddhist monks from Bhutan offer prayers with traditional musical instruments for world peace at Mahabodhi temple in Bodhgaya on Sunday.

In Bodh Gaya

Queen Grand Mother of Bhutan Ashi Kesang Choden Wangchuk arrives at Mahabodhi Temple in Bodhgaya

In Bodh Gaya

Tibetan spiritual leader the 17th Karmapa Ogyen Trinley Dorje during a debate at Tergar Monastery in Bodhgaya

In Bodh Gaya

Foreign Buddhist devotees take part in a procession during the 9th International Tipitika Chanting ceremony in Bodhgaya.

In Bodh Gaya

Thai devotees offer prayer on the completion of gold plating work of Mahabodhi Temple spire on Wednesday at Bodhgaya. More than 280 kg of gold was donated by the Thailand king and devotees Bodhgaya Mahabodhi Temple.

In Bodh Gaya

Devotees from Thailand participate in a special prayer at Mahabodhi temple in Bodhgaya on the occasion of Gold planting ceremony on the spire of Mahabodhi temple.

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