Wednesday, August 16, 2017

    History

    THE STORY BEHIND THE ORIGIN OF ARA TOWN

    BHOJPUR Ara, the present headquarters of the district derives its name from the Sanskrit word ‘Aranya’, which means forest. The name also appears to have come from the Prakrit word ‘arraha’, meaning ‘the saints’. Jain...

    Battlefield of Chausa

    Buxar: The town is locally believed to be of Vedic Age where, it is said, some of the Vedic hymns were composed. Hence, one of its ancient names includes Veda-garbha Puri, meaning ‘womb of...

    History’s muse: Shahabad

    Literally meaning ‘ a city or land of the emperor’,Shahabad is said to have got its name after the subjugation of the area by the Mughal dynsty founder, Emperor Babar, in 1529 following his...

    Thawe: When Maa Kamakhya appeared in midnight while sitting on seven lions

    Thawe: The temple dedicated to Goddess Durga at Thawe, 6 km from Gopalganj, is held in great reverence by the people from far and near. Devotees in large numbers throng the temple, especially on Mondays...
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    यहां मौजूद है सम्राट अशोक का अठारहवां शिलालेख

    कैमूर: बिहार के कैमूर जिले के कैमूर पहाड़ी पर सम्राट अशोक का अठारहवां शिलालेख है तथा कई तैल्य चित्र भी पहाड़ों पर मौजूद है। जहां जिला प्रशाशन ने 400 फिट ऊंचे पहाड़ पर चढ़ाई...

    Harihar Nath Temple: Confluence of Ganga and Gandak rivers

    A heady cocktail of devotion, trade, fun and frolic – commonplace occurrences around places of worship during religious festivals all over Bihar – is epitomized by the Harihar-Kshetra Mela in the mango groves and...

    This place devotees take holy dip

    Manjhi: It is situated 16 km west of Chapra on the bank of River Gogra or Saryu. There are remains of an old fort on the river bank, said to be built by Manjhi...

    Chhapra known as ancient Allakappa

    Saran district, along with its severed parts – the neighbouring Siwan and Gopalganj districts, constitutes the origin of a diverse and far-flung diaspora flourishing in Fiji, Mauritius, Surinam and the Caribbean islands including Guyana,...

    Know about Saran district

    Saran: There are tow different views on the etymological origin of Saran: While renowned British archaeologist Alexander Cunningham ascribes it to the fact that Asylum, which means sharan in Hindi, is the name of...

    Kusheshwar Asthaan: An important pilgrimage centre

    Samastipur: Haji Samsuddin Ilyas Khan founded the town of Samastipur. Kusheshwar Asthaan: An important pilgrimage centre, this Lord Shiva shrine draws worshippers throughout the year. This temple, situated about 16 km east of Singhia and 22...

    Chhaprar famous for temple of Lord Mahadeva

    Chhaprar: Situated in Bahadurpur block, this village is famous for its temple of Lord Mahadeva on the bank of the Kamla River around which fairs are held on the occasion of Kartik and Maghi...

    बिहार की शान केसरिया बौद्ध स्तूप, जिन्हें देखकर करेंगे गर्व

    राजधानी पटना से लगभग 110 किलोमीटर दूर स्थित है ऐतिहासिक स्थल केसरिया। जहां पर एक वृहत बौद्धकालीन स्तूप है। जो शताब्दियों से मिट्टी से ढका था। इस स्तूप के संबंध में चीनी यात्री ह्वेनसांग...

    अब भगवान बुद्ध से जुड़ी घोषीकुंडी पहाड़ी होगी संरक्षित

    लखीसराय: भगवान बुद्ध से जुड़े अवशेषों को गर्भ में छुपाए घोषीकुंडी पहाड़ी संरक्षित की जाएगी। पहाड़ी का भारतीय पुरातत्व सर्वेक्षण(एएसआई) की टीम ने सोमवार को निरीक्षण किया और अधिकारी यहां से स्तूपनुमा दिख रहे...

    Darbhanga: The City of Lakes

    Darbhanga, home to the Khandavala dynasty which was the largest and richest zamindar in India at par, in pomp and public service, with the contemporary princely states, is a city dotted with palaces and...

    सुपौल के इस मंदिर में भीम ने की थी भोलेनाथ की पूजा

    बिहार के सहरसा फारबिसगंज रेलखंड पर सुपौल जिला स्थित है। सुपौल जिला वर्तमान सहरसा जिले से 14 मार्च 1991 में विभाजित होकर अस्तित्व में आया। सांस्कृतिक रुप से यह काफी समृद्ध जिला है। नेपाल...