Library and education system in ancient Nalanda University
Author(s): Dr. Amit Kumar Tamrakar and Jyoti Jadon
Abstract: Nalanda University is an ancient center of higher learning situated in Bihar from 427 A.D. to 1197 A.D. Nalanda survived until 1197. It was mainly devoted to the Buddhist studies. This article contains a brief account of the Nalanda the famous University of ancient India. There were numerals of important features in this University. The following brief account of these universities library will enable the reader to have some idea of education imparted in these Universities during the long period. An inspection of this article will enable readers to compare our current institutions with those of ancient India and realize that the centers of higher learning in ancient India were very unique in their organization and scholarship during those distant times when elsewhere in the world very few had thought of organized, world class education at the institute level. This article portray about the various courses of study in Nalanda, Administration and Management, Teaching Faculty and Students, Famous Teachers of Nalanda, fabulous Library of Nalanda, amazing Library Building etc.