History of Bihar
The history of Bihar is one of the most varied in India. Ancient Bihar, known as Magadha,was originally known as vihar.. was the centre of power, learning, and culture in India for 1000 years. India's...
History of Bihar - Wikipedia
25 Quotes From Buddha That Will Change Your Life
Between the 6th and 4th century BCE, a man named Siddhārtha Gautama began to turn heads in Eastern India with his profound spiritual wisdom. He was given the name “Buddha”, which literally means “The...
Mummified Monk Inside Buddha Statue Meditating Forever, CT Reveals
A mummified monk was found meditating inside a Buddha statue, according to Robs Webstek. Although it was already known that a skeleton was inside the relic, the
The Fo-sho-hing-tsan-king, a life of Buddha
The life of Buddha 1883, translated from Chinese by Samuel Beal
Magadha Kingdom
Magadha was a kingdom ruled by Vedic civilization kings. Jarasandha was the greatest among them during epic times. His capital was Rajagriha or Rajgir a modern hill resort in Bihar. Jarasandha's conti...
Magadha Kingdom - Wikipedia
Anga Kingdom
Anga was a kingdom in the Eastern parts of India. Anga king Romapada was a friend of Kosala king Dasaratha. Kosala Princess Santha, elder to Raghava Rama, lived as the daughter of Romapada, since he w...
Anga Kingdom - Wikipedia
Brihadrathas dynasty
The Magadha empire was established very likely by semi-mythical king Jarasandha who was, as it stated in the Puranas, a son of Brihadratha, one of the descendants of eponymical Puru. Jarasandha appear...
Pradyota dynasty
Pradyota dynasty is an ancient Indian dynasty, which ruled over Avanti in the present-day Madhya Pradesh state, though most of the Puranas (except a manuscript of the Brahmanda Purana, preserved in th...
Jarasandha
As per the Hindu epic Mahabharata, Jarasandha (Sanskrit: जरासंध) was the king of Magadha. He was a descendant of the king Brihadratha, the founder of the Barhadratha dynasty of Magadha. He was al...
Jarasandha - Wikipedia
Karna
Karna (Sanskrit: कर्ण, IAST transliteration: Karṇa), originally known as Vasusena, is one of the central characters in the Hindu epic Mahābhārata, from ancient India. He was the King of Anga (present ...
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Mahabharata
The Mahabharata or Mahābhārata (/məhɑːˈbɑrətə/; Sanskrit: महाभारतम्, Mahābhāratam, [məɦaːˈbʱaːrət̪əm]) is one of the two major Sanskrit epics of ancient India, the other being the Ramayana.Besides...
Mahabharata - Wikipedia
Puranas
The Puranas (/pʊˈrɑːnəz/; singular: Sanskrit: पुराण purāṇa, "of ancient times") are ancient Hindu texts eulogizing various deities, primarily the divine Trimurti God in Hinduism through divine sto...
Puranas - Wikipedia
Kuru Kingdom
Kuru (Sanskrit: कुरु) was the name of a Vedic Aryan tribal union in northern Iron Age India, encompassing the modern-day states of Delhi, Haryana, Uttarakhand and western part of Uttar Pradesh, wh...
Kuru Kingdom - Wikipedia
Anga
Anga (अंग aṅga) was a kingdom that flourished on the eastern Indian subcontinent in the 6th century BCE until taken over by Magadha in the same century. Counted among the "sixteen great nations" (sola...
Mahajanapadas
Mahājanapada (Sanskrit: महाजनपद, Mahājanapada, literally "great realm" from maha, "great", and janapada "foothold of a tribe", "country") refers to one of the sixteen kingdoms and oligarchic republics...
Mahajanapadas - Wikipedia
History of Buddhism
The History of Buddhism spans the 6th century BC to the present, starting with the birth of Buddha Siddhartha Gautama in Lumbini, Nepal. This makes it one of the oldest religions practiced today. The ...
History of Buddhism - Wikipedia
History of Jainism
Jainism is an ancient religion of India. Many scholars agree that that Jainism has pre-Aryan roots.
The origins of Jainism are obscure. Its philosophical roots go back to old currents of religious...
Siddhartha Gautama
Gautama Buddha, also known as Siddhārtha Gautama, Shakyamuni, or simply the Buddha, was a sage on whose teachings Buddhism was founded. He is believed to have lived and taught mostly in eastern India...
Siddhartha Gautama - Wikipedia
Mahavira
Mahavira (599 BCE–527 BCE), also known as Vardhamana, was the twenty-fourth and last tirthankara of Jainism. Therefore, although Mahavira is widely regarded as the founder of Jainism, he is more prope...
Mahavira - Wikipedia
Nalanda University
Nalanda University (also known as Nalanda International University) is a newly established university located in Rajgir, near Nalanda, Bihar, India. The University, created as a revival of an ancient ...
Nalanda University - Wikipedia
Vikramshila University
Vikramaśīla University was one of the two most important centres of Buddhist learning in India during the Pala empire, along with Nālandā University. Vikramaśīla was established by King Dharmapala (7...
Vikramshila University - Wikipedia
Vaishali (ancient city)
Vaishali was a city in Bihar, India, and is now an archeological site. It is a part of the Tirhut Division (Tirhut).It was the capital city of the Licchavi, considered one of the first example of a r...
Vaishali (ancient city) - Wikipedia
Magadha
Magadha (Sanskrit: मगध; IAST: Magadha) formed one of the sixteen Mahā-Janapadas (Sanskrit: "Great Countries") or kingdoms in ancient India. The core of the kingdom was the area of Bihar south of t...
Magadha - Wikipedia
Shishunaga dynasty
The Shishunaga dynasty is believed to have been the third ruling dynasty of Magadha, a kingdom in ancient India. But according to the Puranas, this dynasty is the second ruling dynasty of Magadha, whi...
Nanda Dynasty
The Nanda Dynasty (Sanskrit: नन्द राजवंश; IAST: Nanda Rājavaṃśa) originated from the region of Magadha in ancient India during the 4th century BC and lasted between 345–321 BCE. At its greatest ...
Nanda Dynasty - Wikipedia
Mauryan dynasty
The Maurya Empire was a geographically extensive Iron Age historical power in ancient India, ruled by the Maurya dynasty from 322–185 BCE. Originating from the kingdom of Magadha in the Indo-Gang...
Mauryan dynasty - Wikipedia
Sunga dynasty
The Sunga Empire (Sanskrit: शुंग राजवंश) or Shunga Empire was an ancient Indian dynasty from Magadha that controlled vast areas of the Indian Subcontinent from around 187 to 78 BCE. The dynasty wa...
Sunga dynasty - Wikipedia