Early History of Nawada District
Nawada District located in Magadha section of division enjoys its glorious past with historical imminence. King Vahydrath established the Magadha Empire. Even king Jarasandha who's birthplace was Tappoban had and fought with Bhima one of the Pandavas. The history bears the testimony that Bhima has visited Pakardia village, which is three miles away from the head quarters, Nawada.
The place Sitamarhi is situated in the lap of Nawada was blessed when Sita made it her above in her exile and gave birth to Lava. The village of Barat was the abode of great epic maker Valmiki. In the southern side of Rajauli sub-division of Nawada, Saptrishi had made the place for their abode.
Nawada District was held in high esteem even by Lord Buddha and Lord Mahavira. King Bimbisara was one of the most beloved disciples. The historical sermon of Lord Buddha was reveled for the first time here.
The village of Dariyapur Parvati in the Nawada District is situated six miles north of Warisaliganj. The place has ruins and relic of Kapotika Bodh Bihar. The place is adorned with the famous temple of Avalokiteshwer. King Aditaysen founded the historical monuments in the village Apsar that is visible even today. Kurkihar enjoyed its esteemed glory in the Pala dynasty. It is about three miles North East away from Warisaliganj which is a small town of Nawada. In 1857, the heroes of the time had captured Nawada and paved the way for freedom.
Modern History of Nawada District
In the modern history of Nawada History, the famous "Sarvoday Asharam" owes its name. Sarvoday Asharam is located in the district of Nawada. This Asharam was inaugurated by Desh Ratana Dr. Rajedra Prasad and nourished by Shree Jayaprakash Narayan. The Ashram is situated one and half miles away from Kawakole Police station at Village Sekhodewra. The asharam is adorned with scenic beauty and is located at the backdrop of small hills. A special feature of this place is if one stand against the highest of the hillocks and calls out, the voice is echoed back in the same very district and in human like tone. The district of Nawada has also been significant in the field of music. Great musicians of Thumri to Dhrupad genre have raised the glory of Nawada. Padma Bhushan Prasad, Siyaram Tiwari was the master of Dhrupad and Thumari belonged to Nawada.
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