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Definition of the noun Nalanda

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Nalanda is a genus of Buprestidae, described by Thery in 1930.

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  1. Nalanda was an acclaimed Mahāvihāra, a large Buddhist monastery in ancient Magadha, India. The site is located about 95 kilometres southeast of Patna, and was a centre of learning from the fifth century CE to c. 1197 CE. Historians often characterize Nalanda as a university.
    • also known as Nalanda, Patna; Nalanda, main campus; Nalanda Monastery
    • part of India, Bihar, Patna
  2. Nalanda Vidhan Sabha constituency is one of 243 legislative assembly of legislative assembly of Bihar. It is a part of Nalanda lok sabha constituency along with other assembly constituencies viz Rajgir, Harnaut, Islampur, Hilsa, Asthawan and Biharsharif.

There are other places with in their name, like Nalanda College Colombo, Nalanda College Biharsharif.

Phrases with Nalanda

  1. Genus Nalanda
  2. Neptis Nalanda
  3. Eurytoma Nalanda
  4. Neptis Jumbah Nalanda
  5. Species Neptis Nalanda
  6. Species Eurytoma Nalanda

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Nalanda

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Google previewThe Return of the Buddha (2014)

Ancient Symbols for a New Nation by Himanshu Prabha Ray

Nalanda is a rich site where archaeological excavations were undertaken, while surveys conducted at Keur and Telhara also show promise. The ancient monastery of Uddandapura mentioned in Tibetan accounts has been identified with ...

Google previewContemporary Practices of Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme (2015)

Insights from Districts by K. B. Saxena

District profile Popularly known as Biharsharif, Nalanda is an agriculturedominant district. With a population of nearly 28.72...

Since Nalanda is a famous tourist destination, tourism plays a vital role in its economy. Performance of MGNREGS in ...

Google previewPromotion of Buddhist Tourism Circuits in Selected Asian Countries (2003)

by United Nations. Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific

Nalanda is a World Heritage Site ...

Google previewCreating the Causes of Happiness (2015)

by Lama Zopa Rinpoche

Nalanda is the main center where a large number of Western Sangha study and Geshe Tegchok is a very good, very qualified teacher. Geshe Lama Konchog told them to do this very short meditation, this very short puja, giving four torma ...

Google previewLet's Go India & Nepal 8th Ed (2003)

by Let's Go Inc.

NALANDA Built by the Guptas during the 5th century AD and boasting a reputation as a center of learning that dates back to the 1st millennium BC, Nalanda is the site of one of the oldest universities in the world as well as a major pilgrimage ...

Google previewThunderous Silence (2012)

A Formula for Ending Suffering: A Practical Guide to the Heart Sutra by Dosung Yoo

Nalanda is the name of an ancient monastic university in Bihar, India. It was established in about the fifth century B.C.E., and developed intothe greatest ancient centerof Buddhist learning. It is consideredoneof thefirst great universitiesin ...

Google previewConcise Encyclopaedia Of India : (2006)

by Kulwant Rai Gupta, Amita Gupta

famous universities like Nalanda, Takshila and Ujjain had emerged where thousands of students studied philosophy, literature, scriptures, sculpture, painting, handicrafts and metallurgy. The result was that for the next ...

Google previewThe Geographical Dictionary of Ancient and Mediaeval India (1899)

With an Appendix on Modern Names of Ancient Indian Geography by Nundo Lal Dey

NALANDA. MODERN NAMES OR SITUATION. tance to the west of the Nilajana or Niranjan, which has got its source near Simeria in the district of Hazaribagh. The river Panchana or Panchanana which flows through the districts of Gaya and ...

Google previewAn Encyclopaedia of Indian Archaeology

by Amalananda Ghosh

The only exception is the NALANDA monastic complex founded in the Gupta period, where we have clear evidence of well-built brick monasteries, stupas and temples. The structures are massive by any standard and have been laid according ...

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Small photo of Elista, Kalmykia, Russia - June 3, 2018: Pagoda with Statue of seated great Buddhist teacher of the monastery of Nalanda in Buddhist complex Golden Abode of Buddha ShakyamuniSmall photo of Nalanda Gedige, The centre of Sri Lanka, old stone building used as a place of worship both by the Buddhist and the HindusSmall photo of Nalanda Gedige temple, ancient complete stone building near Matale on Sri LankaSmall photo of Nalanda Gedige temple, ancient complete stone building near Matale on Sri LankaSmall photo of Nalanda Gedige, The centre of Sri Lanka, old stone building used as a place of worship both by the Buddhist and the HindusSmall photo of NALANDA, SRI LANKA - JANUARY 23: Singhalese gedige at January 23, 2001 at Nalanda, Sri Lanka. Gedige isanancient Hindu temple.Small photo of NALANDA, SRI LANKA - JANUARY 23: Singhalese gedige at January 23, 2001 at Nalanda, Sri Lanka. Gedige isanancient Hindu temple. More...

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Scrabble value of N1A1L1A1N1D2A1

The value of this 7-letter word is 8 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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