Saptaparni Cave

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Saptparni Cave or Sattaparnaguha Cave is located on a hill where the first Buddhist council was held immediately after Buddha attained Nirvana.[1] The cave is a source Rajgir's hot springs, having curative properties, thus making it sacred to the Hindus.

It is said[who?] to also have a Burmese Temple, being a Jain exhibit as a modern Japanese temple.


  1. ^ Chakrabartia, Dilip K (1976). "Rājagriha: An early historic site in East India". World Archaeology 7 (3): 261–268. doi:10.1080/00438243.1976.9979639.