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Nalanda
नालंदा
Nalanda University India ruins.jpg
The ruins o Nalanda Mahavihara
Nalanda is locatit in Indie
Nalanda
Shawn within Indie
Nalanda is locatit in Bihar
Nalanda
Nalanda (Bihar)
LocationNalanda district, Bihar, Indie
Coordinates25°08′12″N 85°26′38″E / 25.13667°N 85.44389°E / 25.13667; 85.44389Coordinates: 25°08′12″N 85°26′38″E / 25.13667°N 85.44389°E / 25.13667; 85.44389
TeepCentre o learin
Lenth800 ft (240 m)
Width1,600 ft (490 m)
Aurie12 ha (30 acres)
History
Foondit5t century CE
Abandoned13t century CE
EventsLikely ransacked bi Bakhtiyar Khilji in c. 1200 CE
Site notes
Excavation dates1915–1937, 1974–1982[1]
AirchaeologistsDavid B. Spooner, Hiranand Sastri, J.A. Page, M. Kuraishi, G.C. Chandra, N. Nazim, Amalananda Ghosh[2]:59
Public accessYes
WabsteidASI
Offeecial nameArchaeological Steid o Nalanda Mahavihara (Nalanda Varsity) at Nalanda, Bihar
TeepCultural
Criteriaiv, vi
Designatit2016 (40t session)
Reference no.1502
State PairtyIndie
ASI No. N-BR-43[3]

Nalanda (IAST: Nālandā; /naːlən̪d̪aː/) wis an acclaimed Mahavihara, a lairge Buddhist monastery in the auncient kinrick o Magadha (modren-day Bihar) in Indie.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "Nalanda". Archaeological Survey of India. Retrieved 18 September 2014. 
  2. Le, Huu Phuoc (2010). Buddhist Architecture. Grafikol. pp. 58–66. ISBN 0984404309. 
  3. "Alphabetical List of Monuments – Bihar". Archaeological Survey of India. Retrieved 17 September 2014.