Bihar is a state located in the eastern part of India, known for its rich cultural heritage and history. The state is home to the ancient city of Patna, which was once the capital of the powerful Maurya Empire and is known for its historical monuments such as the Golghar and the Harmandir Sahib Gurudwara. The state is also home to the ancient Buddhist pilgrimage site of Bodh Gaya, where the Buddha is said to have attained enlightenment. The state is also known for its beautiful rivers such as the Ganges and the Sone, and for its rich tradition of performing arts such as the Sattriya dance and the Bihari folk music. The state’s economy is primarily based on agriculture and services sectors. The official language is Hindi.