Wednesday, July 9, 2008

Nalanda University

  • The University of Nalanda built in the 4th century was one of the greatest achievements of ancient India in the field of education.
  • Nalanda, an ancient university located in the state of Bihar, India, was a famous learning center once thought to exist during the lifetime of the Buddha in the 5th century bc.
  • Scholars now believe the learning center came into being in the 5th century ad. At its height during the 7th century, it was host to 2000 teachers and 10,000 students.

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