Lost In Time: Unveiling The Ancient Barabar Caves Near Bodh Gaya

The Barabar Caves, older than Ajanta and Ellora, offer a peaceful escape near bustling Bodh Gaya. Rich in history and literary connection, these ancient caves deserve more recognition

The Lomas Rishi cave built into a gigantic boulder at Barabar Photographs: Arjun Kumar

Seventy minutes. That’s what separates the bustling pilgrim and tourist destination of Bodh Gaya from the peace of Barabar. While the former is a place of international repute, chances are that a person may never have heard of the latter unless he was a history buff.