Religion in Bihar

Since Bihar was a part of Aryavart, oldest religion of Bihar was Vedic Hinduism.
Christianity in Bihar
Christianity in Bihar, a state of India, is a minority religion, being practised by less than 0.5% of the population. Most people, about 83%, in Bihar are Hindus. Padri Ki Haveli is a Roman Catholic c...
Demographics of Bihar
Bihar is third most populated state of India with total population of 103,804,637 (54,185,347 Male and 49,619,290 Female)
Bihar is third most populated state of India with total population of 82,...
Naminatha
Naminatha was the twenty-first Jain Tirthankar of the current era. He became a siddha, a liberated soul which has destroyed all of its karma. Naminatha was born to King Vijay Raja and Queen Vipra Rani...
Bir Kuar
Bir Kuar or Birkuar (IAST: Bir-kuār), also known as Birnath, is a Hindu cattle-god worshipped by the herder-class of Ahirs of western Bihar in India. He is considered to be a form of god Krishna. He i...
Brethren in Christ Church Society
Brethren in Christ Church Society is a Protestant denomination of India, founded by James Ard. It is focused on Bihar. It is limited to states in the East of India. The church has thousands of members...
Munisuvrata
Munisuvrata Swami (Munisuvratanath) (मुनिसुव्रत स्वामी) was the twentieth Jain Tirthankar of the present age (Avasarpini). According to Jain beliefs, he was born around 1,184,980 BCE. He became a sidd...
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Maithili language
Maithili (/ˈmaɪtɨli/; मैथिली, মৈথিলী, Maithilī) is an Indo-Aryan language spoken in Nepal and northern India by 34.7 million people as of 2000, of which 2.8 million were in Nepal. It is written in the...
Magadhi Prakrit
Magadhi Prakrit (Ardhamāgadhī) is of one of the three Dramatic Prakrits, the written languages of Ancient India following the decline of Pali and Sanskrit. Magadhi Prakrit was spoken in the eastern In...
Māllīnātha
Māllīnātha (Hindi: माल्लीनाथ Māllīnāth, Jain Prakrit: माल्लिणाह Mālliṇāha, "Lord Jasmine") was the 19th tīrthaṅkara "ford-maker" of the present avasarpiṇī age in Jainism. According to Jain bel...
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Economy of Bihar
The economy of Bihar is largely service-oriented, but it also has a significant agricultural base. The state also has a small industrial sector. As of 2012, agriculture accounts for 22%, industry 5% a...
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Literacy in Bihar
Bihar has a total literacy rate of 63.82%. Overall Males and Female literacy rate is 73.39% and 53.33% respectively. Total Rural literacy rate in Bihar is 43.9%. In rural areas of Bihar, Males and F...
Education in Bihar
Bihar, India, has been a major centre of learning, home to the universities of Nalanda (one of the earliest universities of India dating back to the fifth century) and Vikramshila. That tradition of l...
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Urdu language
Urdu (/ˈʊərduː/; Urdu: اُردُو‎ Urdū; [ˈʊrd̪uː]), or more precisely Modern Standard Urdu, is a standardized register of the Hindustani language. Urdu is historically associated with the Musl...
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Magadhi
The Magahi language (Devanagari: मगही; also known as Magadhi, मगधी) is a language spoken in India and Nepal. In Nepal it is known as ancient Nepali. Magadhi Prakrit was the ancestor of Magadhi, from w...
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Bhojpuri
Bhojpuri (Devanagari: भोजपुरी  listen ) is an Indo-Aryan language spoken in Bhojpuri region of North India and Nepal. It is chiefly spoken in the Purvanchal region of Uttar Pradesh, in the w...
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Angika
Angika (अंगिका) is a language spoken in Eastern Part of Bihar, Santhal Praganas of Jharkhand and Maldah District of West Bengal. Angika is an Indo-Aryan of the Anga region of India, a 58,000 km a...
Mahabodhi Temple
The Mahabodhi Temple (महाबोधि मंदिर) (Literally: "Great Awakening Temple"), a UNESCO World Heritage Site, is a Buddhist temple in Bodh Gaya, marking the location where Siddhartha Gautama, the Buddha,...
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Bihari languages
Bihari is the western group of Eastern Indic languages, spoken in Bihar and neighboring states in India. Angika, Bajjika, Bhojpuri, Magahi, and Maithili are spoken in Nepal as well. The Angika, Bajjik...
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