Vaishali

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  • Source:
    Britannica Online
  • Document Type:
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  • Language:
    English
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      Encyclopedia Britannica, Inc.
    • Abstract:
      city of ancient India, north of Patna, northwestern Bihar state, on the Gandak River. In antiquity Vaishali was the capital of the Licchavi republic and was closely associated with the early histories of both Buddhism and Jainism. Roads connected it with Rajagriha to the south and Kapilavastu and Shravasti to the north. Mahavira, the founder of Jainism, was born in Vaishali and spent much time there. The Buddha also visited the city on many occasions. Its several important monasteries and shrines were described by the Chinese pilgrim Faxian in the 5th century ce. After the death of the Buddha (c. [...]
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      Vaishali. Britannica Online, [s. l.], [s. d.]. Disponível em: http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=edsebo&AN=ebo.e9074639. Acesso em: 24 out. 2020.
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      Vaishali. Britannica Online. Accessed October 24, 2020. http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=edsebo&AN=ebo.e9074639
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      Vaishali. (n.d.). Britannica Online.
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