Category:Bodh Gaya

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Bodh Gaya or Bodhgaya (Hindi: बोधगया) is a city in Gaya district in the Indian state of Bihar. It is famous for being the place of Gautama Buddha's attainment of nirvana (Enlightenment). Historically, it was known as the Bodhimanda (ground around the Bodhi-tree), Uruvela, Sambodhi, Vajrasana and Mahabodhi. The name Bodh Gaya did not come into use until the 18th century. The main monastery of Bodhgaya used to be called the Bodhimanda-vihāra (Pali), now it is called the Mahabodhi Temple.

Object location24° 41′ 42.36″ N, 84° 59′ 28.57″ E Kartographer map based on OpenStreetMap.View all coordinates using: OpenStreetMap - Google Maps - Google Earth - Proximityramainfo Edit coordinates on Wikidata
Bodh Gaya 
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human settlement
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Instance ofhuman settlement
LocationGaya district, India
  • 45,349 (2015)
Elevation above sea level
  • 108 metre
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VIAF ID: 149636495
GND ID: 4258189-8

24° 40′ 59.88″ N, 85° 01′ 59.88″ E

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