Rajgir, Buddhism, Jainism and Great Epic of Mahabharata

Vishwa Shanti Stupa at Rajgir

Rajgir is a historic city in Nalanda district, Bihar, India. It was the capital of kingdom of Magadha and Great Mauryan Empire. 1000 B.C. dated ceramics have been found in this ancient city. Jainism and Buddhism have deep roots at this city, as Lord Mahavir and Gautama Buddha stayed here. Vulture’s Peak mountain on the…

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Bodh Gaya, Gautama Buddha’s Enlightenment Site

Mahabodhi temple in Bodhgaya Bodh Gaya, Gautama Buddha’s Enlightenment Site is at Gaya district of Bihar state, India. Bodh Gaya is the place where, it is believed that the Gautama Buddha attained Enlightenment and hence is one among the four sacred pilgrimage centers for Buddhists. Bodhgaya is a UNESCO World Heritage Site in India. Prince Gautama Siddhartha,…

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