Nalanda, Bihar | Approved By : UGC | Estd: 1951
Nalanda had been an antique seat of culture and a clerical centre that communicate manifold ability. It continue in antique Magadha (currently, Bihar and parts of Bengal, Orisha in India) betwixt the 5th century AD to twelve centenary AD. It was accept that the term ‘Nalanda’ efficacy have been begun from the word nalam (lotus), or nalanda, convey giver of ability. The antiquated Mahavihara at Nalanda was settled during the dynasty of a king named Śakrāditya, of the Gupta Dynasty.