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Pitripaksha Mela and Pind Daan

Gaya is a holy place in the state of Bihar. People from all over the country gather in this place for the famous Pitrapaksha Mela or the ancestor worship symbolized in Shraddha ritual. It is the time for the Gayalis who are the descendents of Magga Brahmins who were transformed to Vaishnavism, to be prepared […]

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Buddhist Circuit Travel

Bihar is the land of tourist places, historical and heritage sites and has been a great religious, spiritual and cultural center for long. One such place in the state is Bodhgaya where Lord Buddha attained enlightenment beneath a sacred Bodhi Tree. Bodhgaya also houses a number of Buddhist shrines from several countries. The place is […]

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