Tourist Places Bihar

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  • Nalanda — A Site of The Great Monastic University Part-02

    Nalanda — A Site of The Great Monastic University Part-02

    Tourist Places Nalanda (Bihar, India)

    Nalanda — A Site of The Great Monastic University Part-02 Continue from Part-01 At the time Hsuan Chwang stayed at Nalanda and studied with the abbot Shilabhadra, it was already a flourishing centre of learning. In many ways it seems to have be...

  • Nalanda — A Site of The Great Monastic University

    Nalanda — A Site of The Great Monastic University

    Tourist Places Nalanda (Bihar, India)

    Nalanda — A Site of The Great Monastic University "What do you think, householder? Is this town of Nalanda successful and prosperous, is it populous and crowded with people?" 'Yes, venerable sir, it is.'           ...

  • Rajgir—second turning of the Wheel of Dharma Part-03

    Rajgir—second turning of the Wheel of Dharma Part-03

    Tourist Places Rajgir (Bihar, India)

    Rajgir—second turning of the Wheel of Dharma Part-03 Continue from part-02 The final journey of Buddha's life, which ended with the mahaparinirvana at Kushinagar began at Rajgir. Shortly after this, the First Council—an assembly of 500 mo...

  • Rajgir—second turning of the Wheel of Dharma Part-02

    Rajgir—second turning of the Wheel of Dharma Part-02

    Tourist Places Rajgir (Bihar, India)

    Rajgir—second turning of the Wheel of Dharma Continue from part-01 During his stay in Rajgir, Shakyamuni received two significant invitations: one from his father King Suddhodana, the other from a wealthy merchant who wanted him to spend the ne...

  • Rajgir—second turning of the Wheel of Dharma

    Rajgir—second turning of the Wheel of Dharma

    Tourist Places Rajgir (Bihar, India)

    Rajgir—second turning of the Wheel of Dharma Where the Buddha converted Sariputra and Maudgalyayana "King Ajatasatru possessed a very ferocious elephant. Devadatta, hearing that the Buddha was coming to Rajgir, arranged to have the elephant esc...

  • Bodhgaya — A Site of Buddha's Enlightenment Part-04

    Bodhgaya — A Site of Buddha's Enlightenment Part-04

    Tourist Places BodhGaya (Bihar, India)

    Bodhgaya — A Site of Buddha's Enlightenment Part-04   Continue from Part 03 As elsewhere, neglect and desolation followed the muslim invasion of northern India. However, extensive repairs and restoration of the temple and environs in ...

  • Bodhgaya — A Site of Buddha's Enlightenment Part-03

    Bodhgaya — A Site of Buddha's Enlightenment Part-03

    Tourist Places BodhGaya (Bihar, India)

    Bodhgaya — A Site of Buddha's Enlightenment Part-03   Continue from Part 02 The present bodhi tree is a descendant of the original, for the tree has been destroyed deliberately on at least three occasions. King Ashoka, initially hosti...

  • Bodhgaya — A Site of Buddha's Enlightenment Part-02

    Bodhgaya — A Site of Buddha's Enlightenment Part-02

    Tourist Places BodhGaya (Bihar, India)

    Bodhgaya — A Site of Buddha's Enlightenment Part-02   Continue from Part 01   For seven days the Buddha continued to meditate beneath the tree without stirring from his seat and for six weeks more remained in the vicinity. During...

  • Bodhgaya — A Site of Buddha's Enlightenment

    Bodhgaya — A Site of Buddha's Enlightenment

    Tourist Places BodhGaya (Bihar, India)

    Bodhgaya — A Site of Buddha's Enlightenment "... here at Bodhgaya he attained enlightenment ..." "Here on this seat my body may shrivel up,my skin, my bones, my flesh may dissolve,but my body will not move from this very seat until I have attai...