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Nalanda
नालंदा
Nalanda University India ruins.jpg
The ruins o Nalanda Mahavihara
Nalanda is located in India
Nalanda
Shawn within India
Nalanda is located in Bihar
Nalanda
Shawn within India
Location Nalanda district, Bihar, Indie
Coordinates 25°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
Teep Centre o learin
Lenth 800 ft (240 m)
Width 1,600 ft (490 m)
Aurie 12 ha (30 acres)
History
Foondit 5t century CE
Abandoned 13t century CE
Events Likely ransacked bi Bakhtiyar Khilji in c. 1200 CE
Site notes
Excavation dates 1915–1937, 1974–1982[1]
Airchaeologists David B. Spooner, Hiranand Sastri, J.A. Page, M. Kuraishi, G.C. Chandra, N. Nazim, Amalananda Ghosh[2]:59
Public access Yes
Wabsteid ASI
Offeecial name Archaeological Steid o Nalanda Mahavihara (Nalanda Varsity) at Nalanda, Bihar
Teep Cultural
Criterie iv, vi
Designatit 2016 (40t session)
Reference no. 1502
State Pairty Indie
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.