BIHAR : The Land Of Lord Buddha

Bihar is the region where the saint Lord Buddha received enlightenment, among  all Indian states, Bihar is the one most intimately linked to the Buddha’s life, resulting in a trail of pilgrimages which have come to be known as the Buddhist circuit. Bihar is mentioned in the Vedas, Puranas, Epics etc and was the main scene of activities of the Buddha and the Jain Tirthankaras. It is also one of the important places in the Indian history which has seen the rise and fall of major empires. With its historical past, there are many tourist destinations especially pilgrim centres in the state like Patna, Bodhgaya, Rajgir, Vaishali and ruins of the the world famous, ancient university of Nalanda.

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