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Bihar is a state in East India, bordering Nepal. It is divided by the River Ganges, which floods its fertile plains. Important Buddhist pilgrimage sites include the Bodhi Tree in Bodhgaya's Mahabodhi Temple, under which the Buddha allegedly meditated. In the state capital Patna, Mahavir Mandir temple is revered by Hindus, while Sikhs worship at the domed, riverside Gurdwara of Takht Sri Harmandir Sahib Ji.

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    Padri ki Haveli in Patna

    Padri Ki Haveli, Patna City  Situated in the Patna city area, Padri Ki Haveli (Priest’s Mansion) also known as St. Mary’s Church, is one of the prominent religious place in Patna. It has the distinction of being the oldest church in Bihar, originally built as a small church in 1713 by the followers of Roman […]

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    Gaya Airport, Bihar

    Gaya Airport, also known as Bodhgaya Airport, (IATA: GAY, ICAO: VEGY) is a public airport serving Gaya, Bihar, India. This airport is 5 kilometres away from the temple city of Bodhgaya which is Gautama Buddha’s place of enlightenment. It is the second busiest airport in Bihar after Patna. Gaya airport is spread over an area […]

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    Takht Sri Patna Sahib, Patna

    Takht Sri Patna Sahib is a Gurdwara (Sikh place of worship) in the neighborhood of Patna Sahib, India. It was built in remembrance of the birthplace of Guru Gobind Singh Ji, the tenth Guru of the Sikhs on 22 December 1666. It was built by Maharaja Ranjit Singh (1780-1839), the first Maharaja of the Sikh […]

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    Mahabodhi Temple, Gaya

    The Mahabodhi Vihar (महाबोधि विहार) (Literally: “Great Awakening Temple”), a UNESCO World Heritage Site, is a Buddhist temple in Bodh Gaya, marking the location where the Buddha, is said to have attained enlightenment. Bodh Gaya (located in Gaya district) is located about 96 km (60 mi) from Patna, Bihar state, India. Images of the site […]