Buddha lived in many of the caves in the hills surrounding Ragjir which was once the capital of Magadha. Bimisara was the king then. The first Buddhist Council was held in one of the caves. Lets take a look at some of these hills and caves of Rajgir where Buddha lived and preached.
|Bimbisara’s jail “Bimbisarajail” by myself – Own work. Licensed under CC BY-SA 2.5 via Wikimedia Commons.|
|Griddhraj Parvat also known as Vulture Peak. The very place where Buddha used to live on top of the hill. CC commons image|
|Meditation area, Griddhakuta Hill, Rajgir” by Hideyuki KAMON from Takarazuka / 宝塚市, Hyogo / 兵庫県, Japan / 日本 – Meditation Area. Licensed under CC BY-SA 2.0 via Wikimedia Commons|
|View of Rajgir hills from Jarasandha’s Akhara: “View of Rajgir hills from Jarasandha’s Akhara” by LRBurdak – Own work. Licensed under CC BY-SA 3.0 via Wikimedia Commons.|
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