Bihar is the state of ancient heritage, the state of many freedom fighter, the state of many scholars, the state of Old colleges heritage, the state of Festivals and not last but the least, the state of strong belief on their own. Bihar is also Lord Buddha’s enlightenment place, where he came to know about there presence, the life’s existence, the bodhgaya. The people where ever they live they have to come once at gaya Ji, it’s a strong belief in Hindu once come gaya Ji and attain the moksh. Bodhgaya is became tourist place not because it has Tower buildings but just because Bodh Gaya is the one of the holy places for Buddhists but we can not say only Buddhists for everyone who really wants to relax who really needs an enlightened who really needs enjoy the vacation with the peace, the silence. Bodhgaya is situated at the bank of river Neranjana. the place was then known as Uruwela. King Ashoka was the first to build a temple here and that temple named as mahabodhi temple. Gautama Siddhartha began to visit the place during the full moon in the month of Vaisakh (April–May), as per the Hindu calendar. Over time, the place became known as Bodh Gaya, the day of enlightenment as Buddha Purnima, and the tree as the Bodhi Tree.

Writer : Pragya Bhartee, Patna Women’s College, Patna

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