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Srāvastī or Sāvatthī (Chinese: 舍衛), a city of ancient India, was one of the largest cities during Gautama Buddha’s lifetime. The city was located in the fertile Gangetic plains in the present day’s Gonda district of Uttar Pradesh. Sravasti was the capital of the ancient Indian kingdom (Mahajanapadas) of Kosala, and Gautama Buddha had spent 25 rainy seasons in Sravasti. Standing Buddha, ancient region of Gandhara, northern Pakistan, 1st century CE, Musée Guimet. ... The Indo-Gangetic Plain is a rich, fertile and ancient land encompassing most of northern and eastern India and parts of Pakistan. ... Gonda is a town in Uttar Pradesh, India. ... Uttar Pradesh (Hindi: उत्तर प्रदेश, Urdu: اتر پردیش), also popularly known by its acronym UP, is the fifth largest and the most populous state in India. ... The political process among the ancient Aryans appears to have originally started with semi-nomadic tribal units called Jana (meaning tribe). ... Kosala was an ancient Indian kingdom, corresponding roughly in area with the region of Oudh. ...


 
 

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