Bodh Gaya is located in the central part of the state Bihar in the northeastern India near the river Niranjana or the Falgu. It is a part of the greatest Ganges plains and is 13 km from the Gaya town.
This place is associated with the life of Gautam Buddha, the founder of Buddhist religion. This is the place where Buddha attained Enlightenment or Nirvana under the Bodhi tree. Thus, Bodh Gaya is an important Buddhist pilgrimage and study centre which attracts thousands of believers from all over world.