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History of Gaya- What to Know Before You Go

History of Gaya

Gaya is one of the most famous districts of Bihar, which is a busy city on the banks of the river Phalag, it was officially established on 3 October 1865. And the second largest city in Bihar. The population of Hindus in Gaya is very much and has been filled with many temples and historical sites, it is believed that here under the tree Lord Buddha had received enlightenment. Gaya is a transit point for a Hindu pilgrimage center and Buddhist shrine center of Bodh Gaya, it is believed that Lord Rama and Lakshman Gaya descend to offer cult donation rituals. And its meaning is found in Hindu texts, Gaya’s glory was increased so much that Huen Tsang could not even mention it in his travelogue. It is said about the origin of the name Gaya and it is said that it was the name of a monster and it has been derived from it, it was known in ancient times as the name of the village of gaipur.

गाया का इतिहास

गया बिहार के सबसे प्रसिद्ध जिलो मे से एक है, जो फलाग नदी के तट पर स्थित एक व्यस्त शहर है,इसे आधिकारिक तौर पर 3 अक्टूबर 1865 को स्थापित किया गया था और बिहार में दूसरा सबसे बड़ा शहर है। गया मे हिन्दू की जनसंख्या बहुत जयादा है और गया कई मंदिरों और ऐतिहासिक स्थलों से भरा हुआ है,यह माना जाता है कि यहीं वृक्ष के नीचे भगवान बुद्ध ने आत्मज्ञान प्राप्त किया था। गया एक हिंदू तीर्थयात्रा केंद्र और बोधगया के बौद्ध तीर्थस्थल केंद्र के लिए एक पारगमन बिंदु है,यह माना जाता है कि भगवान राम और लक्ष्मण गया पर पंथ दान अनुष्ठान की पेशकश करने के लिए उतरते हैं। और इसका उलेख हिन्दू ग्रंथो मे भी मिलता है,गया की महिमा इतनी बढ़ा दी गई थी कि ह्यूएन त्सांग भी अपने प्रवासियों में इसका उल्लेख नहीं कर सके और गया नाम की उत्पत्ति के बारे में यह कहा जाता है की है कि गया एक राक्षस का नाम था और उसी से इसकी उत्पति हुई है , इसे पुराने युगों मे इसे गयापुर नाम से जाना जाता था .

Famous Place of Bodh Gaya,Bihar

1.Bodhgaya(बोधगया )
2.Magla Gauri Shrine(मगला गौरी श्रीने )
3.Bodhi Tree(बोधि पेड़ )
4.Muchalinda Lake(मुचालिंदा तलाब)
5.Maha bodhi Temple(महाबोधि मंदिर )
6.Dungeshwari Cave Temples(दुन्गेश्वरी केव मंदिर )
7.Chinese Temple and Monastery(चिनेसे मंदिर और मोनेस्ट्री )
8.Thai Temple and Monastery(थाई मंदिर और मोनेस्ट्री )
9.Vishnupad Temple(विष्णुपद मंदिर )
9.Barabar Caves(बराबर केव्स )
10.Bodhgaya Archaeological Museum(बोधगया आर्कियोलॉजिकल म्यूजियम )
11.Royal Bhutan Monastery(रॉयल भूटान मोनेस्ट्री )

picture of Bodh gaya city


Bodh gaya Market


Buddha statue

(Great Budha Statue,Gaya)

maha bodhi temple bodh gaya

(Maha Bodhi Temple,Gaya)

maha bodhi tree picture

(Maha Bodhi Tree ,Bodh Gaya)

Thai Temple And Monastery

(Thai Temple And Monastery ,Bodh Gaya)


(Chinese Temple ,Bodh Gaya)

Vishnupad Temple,Bodh Gaya

(Vishnupad-Temple ,Bodh Gaya)

barbar caves dawar

(Barbar Caves Dawar ,Bodh Gaya)



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