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Bengali Buddhists
Bengali Buddhists, (Bengali: বাঙালি বৌদ্ধ, are Buddhists of Bengali ethnic and linguistic identity. Bengali Buddhists constitute 0.4% of the population in Bangladesh. Buddhism
Buddhism
has a rich ancient heritage in the Bengal. The region was a bastion of the ancient Buddhist
Buddhist
Mauryan
Mauryan
and Palan empires, when the Mahayana
Mahayana
and Vajrayana
Vajrayana
schools flourished. South-eastern Bengal
Bengal
was ruled by the medieval Buddhist
Buddhist
Kingdom of Mrauk U
Kingdom of Mrauk U
during the 16th and 17th centuries
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Suvarnabhumi
Suvarṇabhūmi (Sanskrit: सुवर्णभूमि; Pali: Suvaṇṇabhūmi)[a] is the name of a land mentioned in many ancient Buddhist sources such as the Mahavamsa,[1] some stories of the Jataka tales,[2][3] and Milinda Panha.[4] Suvaṇṇabhumī means "Golden Land" or "Land of Gold" and might be a region named Aurea Regio in "India beyond the Ganges" of Ptolemy, also referred to as the Golden Chersonese. The Periplus of the Erythraean Sea refers to the Land of Gold, Chryse, and describes it as "an island in the ocean, the furthest extremity towards the east of the inhabited world, lying under the rising sun itself, called Chryse... Beyond this country..
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Barak Valley
The Barak Valley[1] is located in the southern region of the Indian state of Assam. The main city of the valley is Silchar. The region is named after the Barak river. The Barak valley mainly consists of three administrative districts of Assam
Assam
State - namely Cachar, Karimganj, and Hailakandi
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Gangaridai
Gangaridai
Gangaridai
(Greek: Γανγαρίδαι; Latin: Gangaridae) is a term used by the ancient Greco-Roman
Greco-Roman
writers to describe a people or a geographical region of the ancient Indian subcontinent. Some of these writers state that Alexander the Great
Alexander the Great
withdrew from the Indian subcontinent because of the strong war elephant force of the Gangaridai. The writers variously mention the Gangaridai
Gangaridai
as a distinct tribe, or a nation within a larger kingdom (presumably the Nanda Empire). A number of modern scholars locate Gangaridai
Gangaridai
in the Ganges Delta
Ganges Delta
of the Bengal
Bengal
region, although alternative theories also exist
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Ganges
Coordinates: 25°18′N 83°01′E / 25.30°N 83.01°E / 25.30; 83.01Part of a series onHinduismHindu HistoryConceptsWorldview Hindu
Hindu
cosmology Puranic chronology Hindu
Hindu
mythologyGod / Highest RealityBrahma
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Jamdani
Genres Bengal
Bengal
studies Poetry Novels Science fictionInstitutionsBangla AcademyAwards Bangla Academy
Bangla Academy
Literary Award Ekushey PadakMusic and performing artsMusic Performing artsMediaRadio Television CinemaSportMonumentsWorld Heritage SitesSymbolsFlag Coat of arms Bangladesh
Bangladesh
portalv t e Jamdani
Jamdani
(Bengali: জামদানি) is one of the finest muslin textiles of Bengal, produced in South Rupshi, Narayanganj, Dhaka District, Bangladesh
Bangladesh
for centuries. The historic production of jamdani was patronized by imperial warrants of the Mughal emperors. Under British colonialism, the Bengali jamdani and muslin industries rapidly declined due to colonial import policies favoring industrially manufactured textiles
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Chomchom
Chomchom, cham cham, or chum chum (Bengali: চমচম) is a traditional Bengali sweet originated from Porabari, Tangail, Bangladesh. It is a very popular dessert in Bangladesh
Bangladesh
and India. The cuisine comes in a variety of colors, mainly light pink, light yellow, and white. It is coated with coconut or mawa flakes as a garnish. The sweet is oval and brownish. JOYKALI MISTANNA BHANDAR retains the originality of actual porabari chomchom
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Chingri Malai Curry
Chingri malai curry
Chingri malai curry
(Bengali: চিংড়ি মালাই কারি) also known as Prawn
Prawn
malai curry, is a Bengali curry made from prawns and coconut milk and flavoured with spices.[1] The dish is popular throughout Bengal[2][3] and is served during weddings and celebrations, or for guests,[4] and was also very popular among the British in Calcutta.[5]Contents1 Ingredients 2 Preparation 3 See also 4 References 5 External linksIngredients[edit] The main ingredients are prawns and coconut milk, along with ghee or mustard oil, onions, turmeric powder, chopped green chilli, garlic paste, and ginger paste flavoured with spices.[6] Lobster
Lobster
malai curry is a variation of this dish.[7] Preparation[edit] The hard shells of the prawns are removed and marinated
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Ilish
Tenualosa
Tenualosa
ilisha (ilish, hilsa, hilsa herring "ইলিশ" in Bangla, or hilsa shad) is a species of fish related to the herring, in the Clupeidae
Clupeidae
family. It is a very popular and sought-after food fish in South Asia. It is Bangladesh's national fish.[1] The fish contributes about 12% of the total fish production and about 1.15% of GDP in Bangladesh. On 6 August 2017 Directorate of Patent, Design and Trademark (DPDT) under the Ministry of Industries, Bangladesh
Bangladesh
has declared the recognition of Ilish
Ilish
as the product of Bangladesh. 65% of total produced Ilish
Ilish
in the world is produced in Bangladesh
Bangladesh
which applied for Geographical Indication (GI) in 2004
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Amar Sonar Bangla
Bangla (Bengali: বাংলা) is the endonym (native name) of Bengal, a geographical and ethno-linguistic region in South Asia, or of the Bengali language, an eastern Indo-Aryan language
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Bengal Fire
Fireworks
Fireworks
are a class of low explosive pyrotechnic devices used for aesthetic and entertainment purposes. The most common use of a firework is as part of a fireworks display (also called a fireworks show or pyrotechnics), a display of the effects produced by firework devices. Fireworks competitions
Fireworks competitions
are also regularly held at a number of places. Fireworks
Fireworks
take many forms to produce the four primary effects: noise, light, smoke, and floating materials (confetti for example). They may be designed to burn with colored flames and sparks including red, orange, yellow, green, blue, purple, and silver
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Bungalow
A bungalow is a type of building, originally developed in the Bengal[1] region in South Asia. The meaning of the word bungalow varies internationally. Common features of many bungalows include verandas and being low-rise. In Australia, the California
California
bungalow associated with the United States was popular after the First World War. In North America
North America
and the United Kingdom, a bungalow today is a house, normally detached, that may contain a small loft
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Bengal Cat
The Bengal is a domestic cat breed developed to look like exotic jungle cats such as leopards, ocelots, margays and clouded leopards. Bengal cats were developed by selective breeding from hybrids of the Asian leopard cat
Asian leopard cat
(ALC), Prionailurus bengalensis bengalensis, with domestic cat, backcrossed to domestic cats, with the goal of creating a confident, healthy, and friendly cat with a highly contrasted and vividly marked coat.[1] The name "Bengal cat" was derived from the taxonomic name of the Asian leopard cat (P. b. bengalensis)
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Bengal Tiger
The Bengal
Bengal
tiger ( Panthera
Panthera
tigris tigris) is the most numerous tiger subspecies in Asia, and was estimated at fewer than 2,500 individuals by 2011. Since 2008, it is listed as Endangered on the IUCN Red List and is threatened by poaching, loss and fragmentation of habitat
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Barsha Utsab
GenresBengal studies Poetry Novels Science fictionInstitutionsBangla AcademyAwards Bangla Academy
Bangla Academy
Literary Award Ekushey PadakMusic and performing artsMusic Performing artsMediaRadio Television CinemaSportMonumentsWorld Heritage SitesSymbolsFlag Coat of arms Bangladesh
Bangladesh
portalv t e Barsha Utsab
Barsha Utsab
(Bengali: বর্ষা উৎসব Barṣā uṯsaba) also known an Barsha Mangal Utsab is a day-long Monsoon
Monsoon
salutation festival celebrated in Bangladesh
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Pohela Falgun
GenresBengal studies Poetry Novels Science fictionInstitutionsBangla AcademyAwards Bangla Academy
Bangla Academy
Literary Award Ekushey PadakMusic and performing artsMusic Performing artsMediaRadio Television CinemaSportMonumentsWorld Heritage SitesSymbolsFlag Coat of arms Bangladesh
Bangladesh
portalv t ePahela Falgun
Falgun
(Bengali: পহেলা ফাল্গুনPôhela Falgun
Falgun
or পয়লা ফাল্গুন Pôela Falgun), first day of Spring of Bengali month Falgun, of the Bengali calendar, celebrated in Bangladesh[1] it was started in 1991 by students of Dhaka University's Faculty of Fine Arts.[2] The first of Falgun usually falls on 13 February of the Gregorian Calendar.[3] This day is marked with colourful celebration and traditionally, women wear yellow saris to celebrate this day
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