Bihar Divas:-The Concept Of Non-Violence Originated From The And Of Bihar

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Bihar Divas:-The Concept Of Non-Violence Originated From The And Of Bihar
Bihar Divas:-The Concept Of Non-Violence Originated From The And Of Bihar

Quite a few times we have witnessed people criticizing the people of Bihar or the way they talk, people generally mock at them address them as uncivilized people. This is really shocking and reflects how racist we have become. Bihar is just a victim of massive stereotyping and discrimination!

Here are few points to open the eyes of those who feel Bihar is less than anything:-

The concept of non-violence originated from the land of Bihar

Bihar is the place from where the concept of non-violence originated, the most enchanting thought in the history of mankind. It was lord Mahavira and Lord Buddha who raised this idea about 2600 years ago. Bihar is also the birthplace of two religions Jainism and Buddhism.

Bihar divasn
Bihar divasn

 Home of an oldest Hindu temple

There was much oblivion of the fact that Bihar is the home of oldest Hindu temples in India –  Mundeshwari. The chanting voice of bells always abuzz around the four-headed Shiva, which is an incredibly amazing an amalgam of male and female.

 Bihar is derived from the Sanskrit word

The name Bihar is derived from the Sanskrit and Pali word, Vihara which means “abode”.

The birthplace of Guru Gobind Singh

Bihar is the birthplace of the tenth Guru that is Guru Gobind Singh and the holy place of Sikhs is Harmandir Takht which is in Patna.

Bihar foundation
Bihar foundation

Considered to be excellent in Mathematics

Most of the Bihari people are considered highly intellectual in Mathematics. With limited source and money, they are always ready to cross all the hurdles.

Considered to be excellent in Mathematics

Most of the Bihari people are considered highly intellectual in Mathematics. With limited source and money, they are always ready to cross all the hurdles.

Center for trade and culture

There are many of us who don’t know that during Vedic period Bihar was the centre of trade and culture. Magadha, Vaishali, Mithila/Videha, Anga, Sakyapradesh, Vijji, Janaka were the major kingdoms.

mahabodhi temple, bihar
mahabodhi temple, Bihar

Epicentre of knowledge

Bihar in the ancient period was the epicentre of learning, culture and power. We all must have heard of Nalanda University which attracts students from all over the world which is in Patna now.

Unique Bihari accent

Well, the Bihari accent has already gained its popularity, we can see various dialogues in Bollywood movies in Bihari accent. Movies like PK, Gangs of Wasseypur, Gangajal are few examples.

Chhath festival

Chhath is the main festival of Bihar which is being celebrated since ancient Vedic times. The festival is devoted to Lord Surya and Chhathi Maiya. It is also the iconic symbol of Bihar Culture.

Among the most fertile plain of the world

Bihar plains are among the most fertile plains of the world. Formed by mighty rivers like Ganga, Koshi and Gandak.

Bihari cuisine

When it comes to food, mouth-watering liiti chokha is enough to make your day.

Litti Chokha
Litti Chokha

Nalanda library

Nalanda library attracted people across the word especially Iran, Korea, China, Japan Greece. It was set on fire by the army of Baktiyar Khilji under his command. The library was so huge that it kept on burning for three months and it destroying nine million manuscripts.

Mahabodhi Temple

This place is amazing and is known for its incredible architecture. A hub for spiritual people, this temple will definitely enchant you.

 

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