Sarnath is famous throughout India for its Buddhism Paraphernalia. The place has a deep relation with Buddhism as a religion, philosophy and a way of life. Therefore it is only natural that Sarnath offers some of the exclusive and splendid paraphernalia to the tourists.
The primary shopping items include metal and Asta-Dhatu busts of Lord
Buddha and other deities. These busts and statues are available in range
of metal, color, size and built. Do buy a few as souvenir for your near
and dear ones. Beware of counterfeit items that are sold by thugs. Avoid
buying stolen artifacts as they may land you up in the prison.
Apart from busts, another must buy items are saffron robes. These robes
are made out of best of silks and muslins available in India and can
cost you a fortune back in Europe and America. Other items such as
Buddhist prayer wheels, beads, rosary, rugs and flags are also available
in Sarnath. These can be bought from various kiosks.