Rajgir

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13 July 2017

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Rajgir (verifiably known as Girivraja) is an old city and an informed zone in Nalanda locale in the Indian territory of Bihar. The city of Rajgir (old Rājagṛha; Pali: Rājagaha) was the principal capital of the realm of Magadha, an express that would in the long run develop into the Mauryan Empire. The city discovers notice in India’s most prominent scholarly epic, the Mahabharata, through its ruler Jarasandha. Its date of birthplace is obscure, in spite of the fact that earthenware production dating to around 1000 BC have been found in the city. The popular 2,500-year old Cyclopean Wall (Cyclopean brick work) is situated in the city. This region is additionally outstanding in Jainism and Buddhism. It was the origination of the twentieth Jain Tirthankar Munisuvrat, and firmly connected with the arihant Mahavira and Gautama Buddha. Both Lord Mahavira and Lord Buddha showed their convictions in Rajgir during the sixth and fifth century BC. The old Nalanda college was situated in the region of Rajgir, and the contemporary Nalanda University named after it was established in 2010 at Rajgir. It was likewise through Rajgir that the Mauryan Emperor Ashoka made a trip to Bodh Gaya around 250 BC, while putting the precious stone position of royalty (Vajrasana) at the extraordinary sanctuary where Lord Buddha accomplished edification.

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