Reference Entry

Pāṭaliputra

Damien Keown

in A Dictionary of Buddhism

Published in print January 2004 | ISBN: 9780198605607
Published online January 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780191726538
Pāṭaliputra

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(Pāli, Pāṭaliputta).

Modern-day Patna, originally built by Ajātaśatru and later the capital of the ancient Indian state of Magadha.

Reference Entry.  209 words. 

Subjects: Buddhism

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