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Title:
ANCIENT HERITAGE OF VAISALI: AN ASSESSMENT

Authors:
Dr. Aman Kumar Singh

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Dr. Aman Kumar Singh
Dr. Aman Kumar Singh, Faculty, Delhi Institute of Heritage Research and Management, New Delhi.

MLA 8
Singh, Dr. Aman Kumar. "ANCIENT HERITAGE OF VAISALI: AN ASSESSMENT." Int. j. of Social Science and Economic Research, vol. 4, no. 5, May 2019, pp. 3946-3952, ijsser.org/more2019.php?id=301. Accessed May 2019.
APA
Singh, D. (2019, May). ANCIENT HERITAGE OF VAISALI: AN ASSESSMENT. Int. j. of Social Science and Economic Research, 4(5), 3946-3952. Retrieved from ijsser.org/more2019.php?id=301
Chicago
Singh, Dr. Aman Kumar. "ANCIENT HERITAGE OF VAISALI: AN ASSESSMENT." Int. j. of Social Science and Economic Research 4, no. 5 (May 2019), 3946-3952. Accessed May, 2019. ijsser.org/more2019.php?id=301.

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Abstract:
Since 6th century BCE upto the colonial period, Vaisali in Bihar has witnessed the evolution and growth of its material culture in myriad of forms. During the course of its history, Vaisali saw the emergence of various religious cults along with their representative material cultures which we call its tangible heritage in the form of beautiful stupas, chaityas, viharas, temples, etc. Collectively, we call these religious edifices as the architectural splendors of that area. The present paper intends to explore and assess these architectural splendors of Vaisali. The objective of the assessment is to bring to light these architectural splendors in their historical contexts. It will help both While doing the assessment, both the primary and the secondary sources on the subject would be taken into account.