Spread over an area of three sq km, Nepura Village is the 16th biggest village by area in Bihar. Situated between Nalanda and Rajgir, this small village is famous for its weaving work. The village is home to around 250 families of which 50 are involved in weaving. The village is believed to be the site where one out of the three Mango grooves of the Nalanda University is present. It is also believed that Lord Mahavira and Gautam Buddha had stayed in Nepura village. It is said that Lord Buddha gave his first preaching in this village which is the reason why the village is also popular as an epicentre of Buddha preachings. The village is also famous for its handloom works, not only in Nalanda, but in other parts of Bihar as well.

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