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Bakraur, sometimes called Bakrour, is a village located slightly east of Bodh Gaya in the state of Bihar, India. It lies directly across the Phalgu River from the town of Bodh Gaya, where Gautama Buddha is said to have attained enlightenment.

Bakraur
Village
Sujata Garh Stupa
Sujata Garh Stupa
Bakraur is located in Bihar
Bakraur
Bakraur
Location in Bihar, India
Bakraur is located in India
Bakraur
Bakraur
Bakraur (India)
Coordinates: 24°41′53″N 85°00′12″E / 24.6979734°N 85.0034624°E / 24.6979734; 85.0034624Coordinates: 24°41′53″N 85°00′12″E / 24.6979734°N 85.0034624°E / 24.6979734; 85.0034624[1]
Country India
StateBihar
DistrictGaya
Elevation
74 m (243 ft)
Languages
 • OfficialBhojpuri, Hindi
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
PIN
824231
Telephone code91-631
Vehicle registrationBR-02

The village of Bakraur is believed to be the home of Sujata, who is said to have fed Gautama Buddha milk and rice shortly before he attained Enlightenment.[2][3]:32 A stupa dedicated to Sujata has been erected in Bakraur (photo).

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  1. ^ "Bakraur map (Sujata Stupa)". google.com. Retrieved 9 June 2019.
  2. ^ Prasoon, Shrikant (2007). Knowing Buddha : [life and teachings]. [Delhi]: Hindoology Books. ISBN 9788122309638.
  3. ^ Dwivedi, Sunita; Lama, Dalai (foreword) (2006). Buddhist heritage sites of India. New Delhi: Rupa & Co. ISBN 8129107384.

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