Bodh Gaya

Bodh Gaya or Buddh Gaya both: bo͝od gäˈyä [key], village, Bihar state, E central India. According to tradition, Buddha received enlightenment in Bodh Gaya. The city has extensive relics of Buddhist sculpture (8th–12th cent. a.d.) and is the seat of Magadh Univ. Buddhist pilgrims from throughout the world travel there.

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