A Buddhist Sunday – Nālandā

Nālandā (नालन्दा) was a huge Buddhist Monastery complex (a mahāvihāra) in what is now Bihar, India. It was also known as a centre of learning and is by some historians called a university. It predates European universities like Oxford by at least 500 years. Nālandā attracted people from all over India, Nepal, Tibet, China and even as…

Animals in India and Nepal

Monkeys in Rajgir (Bihar, India) and Svayambhu (Kathmandu, Nepal). Water buffaloes and a kingfisher in Lumbini (Nepal)