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Rajgir



Introduction of Rajgir
Village in Patna district, N central Bihar, 43 mi SSEof Bihar, NE India. In the seventh century b.c. it wasthe first capital of the Magadha kingdom, under therule of Bimbisara. Gautama Buddha (c. 563-483 b.c.)lived here for many years, and the first Buddhist monasterywas founded in Rajgir, which became animportant Buddhist pilgrimage center.Village in Patna district, N central Bihar, 43 mi SSEof Bihar, NE India. In the seventh century b.c. it wasthe first capital of the Magadha kingdom, under therule of Bimbisara. Gautama Buddha (c. 563-483 b.c.)lived here for many years, and the first Buddhist monasterywas founded in Rajgir, which became animportant Buddhist pilgrimage center.

Rajgir Images