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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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Nalanda The 5th Century ancient seat of learning, ' Nalanda Mahavihara,' rose from its ashes to be declared a ' UNESCO World Heritage Site' on Friday finally.
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India's Nalanda University is accepting students 6 almost a millennium after it was destroyed by Muslim invaders.
16 -- Nobel Laureate and Chancellor of Nalanda University, Professor Amartya Sen and the Governing Board of the university have invited Milinda Moragoda to assist in the establishment of the university as an advisor.
Re-creating Nalanda: why has the idea failed to elicit an enthusiastic response in a country that seeks a future greatness to match its past glory?
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and authenticity." ICOMOS also seems to be uncomfortable with the project label, recommending it to be changed from the ' Excavated Remains of Nalanda Mahavihara' to ' The Archaeological Site of Nalanda Mahavihara.' The Ministry of Culture has not given up hope yet.