Parliament of India approves International Nalanda University set up in the vicinity of the ancient Nalanda University in Bihar, India. The partnership offers world-renowned International University to operate as public-private and funds must be provided by the Government of the Member States. Main countries of East Asia have agreed to become founding members of the international university. Member States includes China, Thailand, Singapore, South Korea and Japan. During the last visit to India, China President visited the project site for the International University of Nalanda. Former President of India – APJ Abdul Kalam and Amratya Sen won a Nobel Prize in Economic Sciences, is currently coordinating the establishment of Nalanda International University in the States. Currently, the Government of Bihar have already acquired 500 acres of land in the vicinity of the ancient Nalanda University and the development of the University is in the final stage. International University of Nalanda, which must be based on the values of Buddhism and the work target to be completed in two years. This university is suggesting the model of ancient Nalanda University. It must be fully residential and teaching a better education based on human values for the ordinary people of Asian civilizations. It MUST have many schools of the research team in the theme, such as spiritualism, meditation, Buddhists, Vedic texts, science, philosophy, mathematics, management, etc. Who is the former International University of Nalanda, Bihar in India? The ruins of the ancient university of Nalanda and international documents authenticated by the British Library reveal – It was the largest shelter of global education in the century of 5 to 12. His library was located in a nine-story building and research topics includes sculptures, Buddhism, Hinduism Vedas, philosophy, theology, logic, mathematics, meteorology, astronomy, surgery, medicine, etc. During the invasion of Muslim emperors in the 12th century, it loses its high recognition and begins closing in the 17th century under British rule. Some say that the University of Oxford in England, built on the ruins of ancient Nalanda International University. Now the country more and more Asia including China and Japan showed interest in Nalanda International University in Bihar and coming forward financial support from them. Ancient university, which spread of Buddhism from India to many countries , have around 15,000 students from the different parts of the world and the entire advance education given here was free. Some highlights of Nalanda, Bihar in India. Nalanda is honored by a visit by Buddha many times. Buddha said many of his philosophy at Nalanda Buddhist. Hieun Tsang, the famous Chinese traveler, stayed at the Nalanda University for a decade, the 7th century. Nalanda became a famous Buddhist training center in India between the 5th century and 12th century. The Emperor Ashoka and Harsha who were adept of Buddhist faith, the number of monasteries built for the use of the University of Nalanda. The International Centre for Buddhist Studies is still in Nalanda. About 2,000 Buddhist teachers and students came to Nalanda University for Advanced Study.
Former University of Nalanda is still Attractions for world Buddhism. This World University has been teaching non-violence, meditation and spirituality. It was also the center of technology for manufacturing high quality steel surgical instruments and the study of human body. It was founded in the 5th century. It covers an area of fourteen thousand acres and has many temples and monasteries. There is a small chapel at the University, who still occupy a broken statue of Buddha.