Nalanda

Nalanda University

Posted Date: 15 Apr 2015     Posted by: KVRR  
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Nalanda University

The Nalanda University was founded in the 5th. century AD. It was a residential university. Scholars and students from countries like China, Tibet and other places studied here. Gautama Buddha and Jain Mahavira were said to have given lectures here at Nalanda University. Hiuen Tsang of China visited Nalanda and studied here.