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Bamboo Grove

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Bamboo Grove: Pali: Veluvana; Sanskrit: Venuvana, The first monastery (Bodhi-Mandala) in Buddhism located in Rajagaha. It was donated by the elder Kalanda and built by King Bimbisara of Magadha.

Famous place of retreat near Rajagriha given the Buddha by King Bimbisara of Magadha.

(See Retreat.)