Mahabodhi Temple – Blissful Bihar

The Mahabodhi Temple (महाबोधि मंदिर) (Literally: “Great Awakening Temple”) is a Buddhist temple in Bodh Gaya, the location where Siddhartha Gautama, the Buddha, attained enlightenment. Bodh Gaya is located about 96 km (60 mi) from Patna, Bihar state, India. Next to the temple, to its western side, is the holy Bodhi tree. In the Pali […]

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Blissful Bihar Calendar 2011

Blissful Bihar is an attempt to showcase Bihar’s rich cultural & social legacy.Hopefully this calendar will remind the world of its glorious past & promising future that lies ahead. Will be releasing the monthly calendar every month on this portal. Calendar is free to circulate, can be printed & shared with due credits. So here’s […]

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The Buddha, A Film by David Grubin

Watch the full episode. See more The Buddha. This documentary for PBS by award-winning filmmaker David Grubin and narrated by Richard Gere, tells the story of the Buddha’s life, a journey especially relevant to our own bewildering times of violent change and spiritual confusion. It features the work of some of the world’s greatest artists […]

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Empowering Bihar through renewable energy

For a State growing at around 10% per annum, Bihar’s power requirement is expected to be around 8000 mega watts in the in next 5 years. Bihar has a power generation capacity of 584MW compared with a demand of around 2500MW. The deficit is made up by accessing the central pool quota of 1,200MW, of […]

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Nitish Kumar – CNN-IBN Indian of 2010 in politics

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Kosi revisited 2010

  The basti of Bhanwartola comes under Sinduwari ward (15/16) of Shahpur Panchayat ,Gwalpada block in the district of Madhepura,Bihar. This settlement of around 400 households resides now beside the canal embankment.These people lost everything during the Kosi flood of 2008 and were residing on the embankment for almost two years before their houses could […]

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बिहार की जीत हुई है

बिहार की जीत हुई है| बिहार लड़ रह था, अपने आप से, अपनी छवि से, अपने पड़ोसियों से, राष्ट्र से, संपूर्ण विश्व से… बिहार जीत गया| हम सभी जीते, अपनी बुद्धिमत्ता से| यह विजय हमारे सोच की है, हमारे सपनों की है|   इस जनादेश ने ना केवल बिहार के लिए ही, बल्कि भारत, और […]

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Update : Progress of relief distribution

Dear friendsThis is the update on the progress of relief distribution ;We will not be going to Madhepura on 26th, as planned earlier. We will be going there between 28th Nov and 2nd December. The delay is caused mainly due to unavailability of commercial vehicles (sumo /mahindra pik up) as all are booked or seized […]

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Blanket Distribution – Bhanvertola@Madhepura – Update

Friends, Thanks for your kind support. We now have 400 set of cloths, on top of that we bought 150 blankets (We paid Rs120 per blanket), some medicines (like calpol and analdesics). Chandan will start his journey today or tomorrow and handover all these stuffs to people of Bhanvertola village. I would also like to […]

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Blissful Bihar – Nandyavrat Mahal @ Kundalpur

Kundalpur(Sanskrit: कुण्‍डलपुर) is a historical site in India. It is located in central Bihar, 1.6 km from the ruins of Nalanda. The Digambar sect of the Jains believes that Kundalpur in Bihar is the birthplace of the 24th and last Tirthankar, Lord Mahavira. A new temples and Nandyavrat Mahal was built under the Ashirwad of […]

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