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Nalanda University Ruins

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Nalanda University Ruins, India

Nalanda University Ruins, India

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Nalanda University was one of the first universities in the world, founded in the 5th Century BC, and reported to have been visited by the Buddha during his lifetime. At its peak, in the 7th century AD, Nalanda held some 10,000 students when it was visited by the Chinese scholar Xuanzang.

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