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Temples & Legends Of Bihar
Index Of Bihar Kulapati's Preface
Preface Author
Phulher Ma Paudi
Benusagar Mandar Hill
Sultanganj Konch
Mundesvari Parasnath
Vaisali Nalanda
Patan Devi Aranya Devi
Shahabad Sonepur
Uchaitha Kurkihar
Masarh Maheshi
Jagarnathpur Harmandir
Deoghar Singheshwarsthan
Mahabodhi  
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MAHABODHI

Apparently, it was the eating of a poisonous mushroom that was the cause of his death. The great Buddha is said to have attained his Mahaparinirvana repeating to his followers that everything passes and has to come to an end some time or the other hand that one must work out his own salvation.

The four prominent places in connection with Buddha's biography are Lumbini, the modern Rumminidai in the Nepal Terai, where he was born, Bodh Gaya or Buddha Gaya, where he obtained his spiritual enlightenment, Sarnath, six miles north of Benaras, where he preached his first sermon, and Kusinagar in Gorakhpur district, where he passed away.

Buddha is said to have enjoined that a visit to these four places is one of the obligations of a devout Buddhist. It may be mentioned here that, but for the efforts of the, Archaeological Department in the course of the last one century, these four places with their great relics may not have been available to its.

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