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CHHATH-TRADITIONAL RITUAL FOR ELATED SPIRITUAL EXPERIENCE

Chhath or Dala Chhath is a Hindu festival, unique to Bihar state in India and Terai, Nepal. The word chhath denotes the number 6 in Hindi and the festival begins on the sixth day of the Hindu lunar month of Kartik, which corresponds to the months of October-November in the Gregorian calendar. The festival of…


VAISHALI-AN ANCIENT BUDDHIST CITY

Vaishali or Vesali (in Pali language) was a city, the capital of the Licchavis and the Vajjian Confederacy. At the time of the Buddha, Vesali was a very large city, rich and prosperous, crowded with people, and with abundant food. The city was also called Visala. Vesali is identified with the present village of Basrah…


NALANDA-A PLACE OF ANCIENT UNIVERSITY

Nalanda is the name of an ancient university in India. The name is a Sanskrit word that means giver of knowledge, a symbol of knowledge. It is located about 55 miles southeast of Patna, capital of Bihar state in India., and was a Buddhist center of learning from 427 CE to 1197 CE partly under…


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