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Rajgir

Category : History & Culture
Rajgir is a place full of temples and monasteries and it lies about 15 kilometers away from Nalanda. It is nestled in a valley and thereby has a very beautiful surrounding. To add to the beauty of Rajgir, there are green forests all around.

Before the formation of the Patliputra, Rajgir was the capital of the Magadh Mahajanpad (State). This region has long been related to Lord Buddha and Buddhism. Buddha passed several years of his life at Rajgir.

Rajgir of Bihar is famous for the Jain temples. Lord Mahavira spent many years in Rajgir. It is one of the most popular Jain pilgrimage sites in India.

The lessons of Buddha were documented at Rajgir. The town also served as the place for the first Buddhist Council. At present, Rajgir in Bihar happens to be the most significant center of pilgrimage for the Buddhists.

Apart from being a center of religion, Rajgir is also popular as a health resort. The warm water ponds in Rajgir have some medicinal values which can cure the dermal problems. 

Category : History & CultureRajgir is a place full of temples and monasteries and it lies about 15 kilometers away from Nalanda. It is nestled in a valley and thereby has a very beautiful surrounding. To add to the beauty of Rajgir, there are green forests all around.Before the formation of the Patliputra, Rajgir was the …

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