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Nalanda

(nəlän`də), Buddhist monastic center in what is now Baragaon, Bihar state, E central India. Often referred to as a university, Nalanda was, from the 4th to the 12 cent. A.D., the most renowned center of Buddhist learning in India. There are extensive ruins of stupas, monasteries, and temples.
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Addressing the select gathering Shakil Ahmed Kakvi, President of WBO felicitated Dr Atif Iqbal and his team on their success and invited Alammari on a WBO-sponsored trip to the state of Bihar, to visit the heritage sites such as the ancient ruins of Nalanda University and other historic sites.
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 learning centre.
Nalanda University is the best known of ancient India 's universities.
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