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Magadha is the southern region of Bihar in India.


Map of Magadha
  • 1 Bihar-sharif — a small town atop a craggy rock
  • 2 Bodh Gaya — site of the Buddha Sakyamuni's enlightenment
  • 4 Gaya — a major pilgrimage city and a ritual place famous for Pind daan
  • 5 Patna — the capital of Bihar
  • 7 Rajgir — meaning the abode of Kings
  • 9 Shimultala — small hamlet famous as a health resort

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Chhath Puja is the biggest festival at the western parts of Magadha. It usually takes place from late October to early November. Chhath involves worshipping and thanking the sun god Surya for bestowing the riches of life on Earth.



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