educratsweb@mail.com

+91

📂 Register 🔒 Login
25 INTERESTING FACTS ABOUT BIHAR
Image source : ohfact.com

There is much more to Bihar than its unique dialect and the famous politician Lalu Prasad Yadav. It is 13th largest state by area and the 3rd largest by population. It holds significance because of its ancient monuments and tourist attractions. Besides being a Buddhist circuit, Bihar has many things worth knowing. Here are some interesting facts about Bihar:

Bihar
Image: rsc.cdn77.org

1. An Abode of Peace!

Bihar A Buddhist Abode

The word ‘Bihar’ is originally derived from the Sanskrit and Pali word ‘Vihara’ meaning abode. During the ancient and medieval times, Buddhist monks inhabited most of the regions surrounding the state. Hence, the name of the State was used to denote the home or the abode of the Buddhist monks residing here.
Image: 4.bp.blogspot.com

2. Say No to Violence!

Bihar and Buddhism

The idea of non-violence originated from Bihar around 2600 years ago. The Great, Lord Buddha and Lord Mahavir were propagators of this enchanting thought.
Image: thetourism4you.com

3. Birthplace of Two Religions!

Bihar Buddhism and Jainism

Bihar is also the origin of the biggest two religions in the world, namely Buddhism and Jainism. It was from here that Buddhism was spread in different parts of the world.
Image: 2.bp.blogspot.com

4. World’s Oldest University!

Nalanda University

The world-famous Nalanda University is located in the capital city of Patna. It is one of the oldest universities in the world and was known as a storehouse of knowledge during the ancient days. It attracts students from different parts of the world including Iran, Japan, Greece, China, and Korea. It was said that the Nalanda library was set on fire by the army of BakhtiyarKhilji. The library was believed to hold 9 million manuscripts which took it 3 full months to burn down into ashes.
Image: 2.bp.blogspot.com

5. The Oldest Hindu Temple!

Mundeshwari Temple

The Mundeshwari temple in Bihar is known as the oldest Hindu temple in India. The temple is dedicated to both Lord Shiva and his wife, Shakti. However, the four-headed idol of Shiv is always surrounded by lots of crowds coupled with sounds of bells clanking in the environment.
Image: i.ytimg.com

6. Home to a Mathematics Genius!

Aryabhatt

Aryabhatta who gave zero number to the world, the nine planets theory, and trigonometric rules was from Bihar.
Image: datcrazy.com

7. A Place that taught Sex to the World!

Vatsyayana

Vatsayana a great philosopher and author of the famous book ‘Kamasutra’ was from Bihar as well. No wonder it is a perfect blend of literature and science.
Image: amazon.com

8. Father of the Nation!

Seewoosagur Ramgoolam

The first Prime Minister of Mauritius, Seewoosagur Ramgoolam hailed from Bihar. He also served as the chief minister and the governor general of the country. He is widely known as the “Father of the Nation.” We bet you didn’t know this one!
Image: 1.bp.blogspot.com

9. A Holy Place of Sikhs!

Takht Sri Patna Sahib

Bihar is the birthplace of the tenth Guru that is Guru Gobind Singh, and the holy place of Sikhs is Harmandir Takht (Takht Sri Patna Sahib), which is in Patna.
Image: wikimedia.org

10. The Backbone of Indian Politics!

Bihar Politics

You can’t think of Indian politics without Bihar. India’s first president Dr. Rajendra Prasad belonged to Bihar. Bihar is also the land of prominent political figures like- Jai Prakash Narayan, Lalu Prasad Yadav, Nitish Kumar, etc.
Image: @NeelabhToons

11. The IAS Churner Factory!

Bihar and Civil Services

Bihar has given India a lot of IAS officers. It has been regarded as the second most important state that has produced many numbers of IAS officers. In fact, the state of Gujarat, Kerala, Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh and Tamil Nadu combined, haven’t produced as many IAS officers as Bihar.
Image: newslaundry.com

12. First Republic

Vaishali First Republic of the World

Bihar’s Vaishali district is considered the first republic in the world. It became a republic by the 6th century BC. Vaishali is also the birthplace of Lord Mahavir.
Image: mysteryofindia.com

13. A Centre for Tourism!

Bihar Tourism

The tomb of the Mughal emperor Sher Shah Suri and the Maner Sharif have magnificent architecture. Tourists also come in large numbers to the Mahabodhi temple and Bodh Gaya.
Image: exploreindiaholiday.com

14. Bihari Cuisines!

Bihar Cuisine

The mouth-watering and delicious Litti-Chokha, Bihari Kebab, Thekua, Khaja are enough to make you a fan of Bihari cuisine.
Image: outlookindia.com

15. A Center of Trade and Economy!

Magadha

During the Vedic period, Bihar was the center of trade and economy. Whereas, Magadha, Vaishali, Mithila, Anga, Sakyapradesh, Vijji, Janaka were considered as important kingdoms.
Image: wikimedia.org

16. Asia’s Largest Cattle Fair!

Sonepur Fair

Coinciding with the post-harvest season for paddy, the Sonepur fair is the largest cattle fair in Asia. The central draw of the fair is cattle trade while imposing Indian elephants are the prime attraction.
Image: bennetwork.in

17. An iconic symbol of Bihar Culture!

Bihar and Chatth Puja

Chhath Puja is an important festival celebrated in Bihar since ancient Vedic times. The festival is devoted to Lord Surya (Sun) and ChhathiMaiya.
Image: 1.bp.blogspot.com

18. Home to the Greatest Emperors!

Ashoka The Great

Famous Indian emperors Chandragupta Maurya, Samudragupta, Vikramaditya, and Ashoka the Great were from Bihar.
Image: lh3.googleusercontent.com

19. World’s Longest Free Wi-Fi Range!

In 2014, the longest free Wi-Fi range in the world was launched in Patna by the Government of Bihar. It spans over whopping 20 km.

20. Hosted the First Buddhist Council!

Rajgir Bihar

Rajgir, ‘the royal palace,’ a city and a notified area in Nalanda district in Bihar, was the venue for the first Buddhist Council.
Image: wikimedia.org

21. Where the Buddha delivered most of his sermons!

The hill of Gridhrakuta

The hill of Gridhrakuta in Rajgir is perhaps the most important place related to the life of Buddha, as this is where the Buddha delivered most of his sermons.
Image: wikimedia.org

22. The Springboard for India’s independence!

Motihari During Champaran Satyagraha

Motihari in the East Champaran district of Bihar was perhaps the first laboratory of the Gandhian experiment in Satyagraha, and it would be apt to say that it has been the springboard for India’s independence.
Image: amazonaws.com

23. India’s Highest Stupa!

Kesaria Stupa

Kesaria Stupa, a lofty brick mound capped by a solid brick tower of considerable size, situated in the Champaran (east) district of Bihar, is the highest Stupa found in the country with a height of about 104” from the base.
Image: newindianexpress.com

24. Home to India’s Most Celebrated Mathematician!

Best known for his Super 30 program, Anand Kumar is a mathematics genius from Patna in Bihar. His Super 30 program prepares economically backward students for IIT-JEE, the entrance examination for the Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs). The prestigious Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and Harvard University has invited him to speak on his noble efforts. Even the Discovery Channel has showcased his work in a documentary.
Image: beats.eckovation.com

25. India’s Most Successful Cricket Captain is from Bihar!

MS Dhoni

India’s is a country where Cricket is no less than a religion, and the name MS Dhoni is one of the most celebrated chapters of this religion. MS Dhoni was born in Ranchi, Bihar (now, in Jharkhand) and is considered India’s most successful Cricket Captain; so far.
GIF: storypick.com

if you have any information regarding Job, Study Material or any other information related to career. you can Post your article on our website. Click here to Register & Share your contents.
For Advertisment or any query email us at educratsweb@gmail.com

RELATED POST

1. Contact Details of Bihar Road Construction Department
Contact Details of Bihar Road Construction Department Head-Quarter - Road Construction Dept.          
2. CONTACT DETAILS (PHONE & EMAIL) OF HOME DEPARTMENT, GOVT. OF BIHAR
CONTACT DETAILS (PHONE & EMAIL) OF HOME DEPARTMENT, GOVT. OF BIHAR HOME DEPARTMENT (SPECIAL SECTION) Sr. No. Department Name Designation Office No. Fax No. Mobile No.
3. CFMS Bihar Employee Salary Slip Download – eNidhi CFMS Bihar Portal
CFMS Bihar Employee Salary Slip Download – eNidhi CFMS Bihar PortalCFMS Bihar Portal:- Bihar government ke employee apni Salary slip CFMS ke official website se download kar sakte hai. Yadi aap bhi Bihar State ke ek employee hai, Aur apne Salary ka slip lena chahte hai. To aap Bihar sarkar ke dwara jari kiye gaye Official webs
4. Comprehensive Financial Management System (CFMS), Government of Bihar
Comprehensive Financial Management System (CFMS), Government of Bihar CFMS- Overview Monitoring & Controlling • Dashboards with real time updates about Revenue and Expenditure • Tracking of budget, grant, expenditure details at various levels • Tracking of pending bills/claims for approval • Central database maintaining Pensioners, Employees, Beneficiaries Cyber treasury for e-Paymen
5. Contact Details of Department of Agriculture, Government of Bihar
Contact Details of Department of Agriculture, Government of Bihar Contact Details of Headquarter Level Officers S. No. Name/Designation
6. Phone Directory of SOUTH BIHAR POWER DISTRIBUTION COMPANY LTD, GOVERNMENT OF BIHAR
Phone Directory of SOUTH BIHAR POWER DISTRIBUTION COMPANY LTD, GOVERNMENT OF BIHAR PRATYAYA AMRIT , IAS, CHAIRMAN-CUM- MD, BSPHCL, Mobile : 0612-2504036 SANJEEVAN SINHA , MD - SBPDCL, Mobile : 0612-2504045 SANWAR BHARTI, GM - HR & ADMN, Mobile : 776381-3831 S.K.SHARMA, DGM - HR & ADMN, Mobile : 776381-4003 KAMESHWAR PRASAD, DEPUTY SECRETARY, Mobile : 776381-8212 CHANDRABHUSAN SINGH, PS TO MD, Mob
7. Contact Details of Child Development Project Officer (CDPO) Government of Bihar
Contact Details of Child Development Project Officer (CDPO) Government of Bihar Araria, Araria TANUJA SAHA, CDPO Mobile: 9431005489 Bhargama, Araria SMT NAMITA GHOSH, CDPO Mobile: 9431005490 Farbishganj, Araria SANGEETA KUMARI, CDPO Mobile: 9431005491 Jokihat, Araria CHANDANI, CDPO Mobile: 9431005492
8. Contact Details of Bihar Board Examination Board(BSEB), Bihar, Patna
Contact Details of Bihar Board Examination Board(BSEB), Bihar, Patna SR NO NAME DESIGNATION PHONE NO 01 SRI ANAND KISHOR CHAIRMAN 612-2225549 02 SRI PRAMOD KUMAR SECRETARY 612-2226916 03 SRI RAM SAGAR SINGH
9. CONTACT DETAILS OF AYUSH DOCTOR OF BIHAR
CONTACT DETAILS OF AYUSH DOCTOR OF BIHAR Ayurveda, Yoga & Naturopathy, Unani, Siddha and Homoeopathy (abbreviated as AYUSH) Block Karpi PHC, Arwal Arvind Pathak Ayurvedic Medical Officer Mobile : ,
10. Bihar Human Rights Commission
The Protection of Human Rights Act 1993, an Act of the Parliament, provides for establishment of the National Human Rights Commission at the national level and State Human Rights Commissions at the state level. In the State of Bihar, the State Human Rights Commission was established on 3rd-Jan-2000 vide Notification No. 207. However, the Commission was formally constituted vide notification no. 6896 on 25.6.2008 when Shri Justice S.N. Jha, a former Chief Justice of the Jammu &
11. Koshi Mahasatu Bihar
Koshi Mahasatu :-
12. Bihar Government Calendar 2019
Bihar Government Calendar 2019   For Secretariat Department & Directorates
13. Bihar Skill Development Mission - Holiday Calendar 2019 for SDCs
All KYP SDCs will observe only following Holiday in 2019 Calendar year. Other than these days KYP Centers will remain operational. Holiday on all Sunday. Sr. No. Day Date Holiday 1. Saturday
14. Union Power Minister lays foundation stone for REC CSR projects worth ₹24.38 Crore in Muzaffarpur (An Aspirational District), Bihar
Shri. R. K. Singh, the Minister of State (IC) for Power & New and Renewable Energy today laid foundation stone for the CSR projects to be undertaken by REC Ltd. (Formerly Rural Electrification Corporation) worth ₹24.38 Crore, in Muzaffarpur (Aspirational District), Bihar, through video conferencing on 19th September 2020. The projects include following interventions:
15. Bihar Trade License
Bihar Trade License Trade license is a document/certificate which grants the right to operate a business or trade in a particular area for which it is issued. The State Governments issue trade license to monitor and regulate the business or trade. In this article, we look at the procedure for obtaining Bihar trade license in detail. Shop and Establishments Act Regulations Under this Shop and Establishment Act lays down the following rules based on which the Bihar trade l
16. Contact Details of Animal & Fisheris Resources Department, Government of Bihar
Contact Details of Animal & Fisheris Resources Department, Government of Bihar     Animal Husbandry - Directorate   SL Designation Name STD Phone Mobile
17. Contact Details of Health Department, Govt of Bihar
Contact Details of Health Department, Govt of Bihar Name Designation STD Telephone Mobile Sri Mangal Pandey Hon'ble Health Minister 612 2215330 94700-34488 Sri Sanjay Kumar, IAS Principal Secretary 612
18. Cabinet approves establishment of new All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) at Darbhanga, Bihar
The Union Cabinet chaired by the Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi has approved establishment of a new All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) at Darbhanga, Bihar.  This will be established under the Pradhan Mantri Swasthya Suraksha Yojana (PMSSY).  The Cabinet also approved creation of one post of Director in the basic pay of Rs 2,25,000/- (fixed) plus NPA (however pay + NPA would not exceed Rs 2,37,500/-) for the above AIIMS. The total cost will be Rs.1264 crore and is like
19. Launch of Parimarjan Portal in Bihar for Correction in the Digitized Jamabandi Register
Launch of Parimarjan Portal in Bihar for Correction in the Digitized Jamabandi Register Parimarjan Portal Hon"ble Minister, Revenue and Land Reforms Department, Government of Bihar Shri Ramnarayan Mandal launched the PARIMARJAN Application on 13th May 2020  
20. Katyayani Mandir, Khagaria, Bihar
Katyayani Mandir, Khagaria, Bihar Katyayani Asthan is situated at distance of approximately 12 kms. From the Districtheadquaters, on the bank of river Koshi, between the stations Badlaghat and Dhamaraghat , which are stations on Mansi-Saharsa rail line. Temples of Ma Katyayani , as well as of Ram, Lakshman and Ma Janaki is situated at this place. Every Monday and Friday , large number of devotees come to this place for offering puja. As per the local folk traditions, Ma Katya
21. Bihar State Madrasa Education Board or BSMEB, Patna, has announced the BSMEB Moulvi result 2021 and BSMEB Fauquania result 2021
Bihar State Madrasa Education Board or BSMEB, Patna, has announced the BSMEB Moulvi result 2021 and BSMEB Fauquania result 2021Bihar State Madrasa Education Board or BSMEB, Patna, has announced the BSMEB Moulvi result 2021 and BSMEB Fauquania result 2021
22. Various Jobs in Indira Gandhi Institute of Medical Science, Patna (Bihar)
Various Jobs in Indira Gandhi Institute of Medical Science, Patna (Bihar) IGIMS was established on 19th November 1983, as an autonomous organisation on the pattern of All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi. The objective was to provide super specialty medical facilities in Bihar. On 27th January 1983 Cabinet approved the completion of this massive project in 4 phases within a span of six (6) years. According to the decision of State Government, 130.20 Acres of land
23. Contact Details (Phone & Email) of Buiding Construction Department, Govt. of Bihar
Contact Details (Phone & Email) of Buiding Construction Department, Govt. of Bihar Shri Ashok Choudhary Hon'ble Minister. ,BCD, Patna Email - ministerbcdbihar@gmail.com Phone : (0612)-2545629. Shri Chanchal Kumar IAS, Principal Secretary ,BCD, Patna Email - secy-bcd-bih@nic.in Phone : 91-612-2545656 Shri Yogendra Singh Engineer-In-Chief&ndash
24. Punpun, Patna Bihar
Punpun is a village in Patna District in the state of Bihar, India. It is 15 km south of Patna. The name Punpun comes from the river Punpun, a tributary of river Ganga, on whose bank the village has flourished. It is having religious significance as well as it can be found from garur puraan which reads as : " Kittessu gaya punya punayam rajgriyaham vanam! visayascharanaha punyo nadi naayaz punaah pun !!
25. Bihar Government Calendar 2021
Bihar Government Calendar 2021 #Bihar   Bihar Government Calendar 2021 #Bihar  
We would love to hear your thoughts, concerns or problems with anything so we can improve our website educratsweb.com ! email us at educratsweb@gmail.com and submit your valuable feedback.
Save this page as PDF | Recommend to your Friends

Subscribe to our Telegram channel https://t.me/educratswebchannel | 25 INTERESTING FACTS ABOUT BIHAR #EDUCRATSWEB educratsweb.com Bihar 2020-03-14

https://bhojpuri-actor-actress.blogspot.com/ | https://sarkariniyukti.blogspot.com/ | https://educratsweb.blogspot.com/ | https://bhaktisangam.blogspot.com/ | https://bharatpagesblog.blogspot.com/ | https://bcspatna.blogspot.com/ | https://bizinfozones.blogspot.com/ | https://cityzoneeducation.blogspot.com/ | https://consptech.blogspot.com/ | https://saralmaterials.blogspot.com/ | https://ekbihar.blogspot.com/ | https://indiahealthplus.blogspot.com/ | https://gktalk.blogspot.com/ | https://gunjanphoto.blogspot.com/ | https://mahuli-patna.blogspot.com/ | https://modicareblog.blogspot.com/ | https://biharnalanda.blogspot.com/ | https://parsapatna.blogspot.com/ | https://prakashparv.blogspot.com/ | https://chitraguptajimaharaj.blogspot.com/ | https://shrishirdisaibabasansthan.blogspot.com/ | https://speakdoor.blogspot.com/ | https://supremedealin.blogspot.com/ | https://supremedealblog.blogspot.com/