Srimaddharmaviharik aryabhiksusanghasya

Srimaddharmaviharik aryabhiksusanghasya is the name of the newly discovered Vihara. It is the first hilltop Buddhist monastery of the Gangetic Valley. It was found at Lal Pahari in Lakhisarai district in Bihar. It was excavated during the joint collaboration of the Bihar Heritage Development Society and the Vissva-Bharati University, Santiniketan, West Bengal. This finding is believed to be a great centre of Mahayana Buddhism. Bihar government has made an elaborate conservation plans to preserve the monastic structure.

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