Bihar is a state in East India, bordering Nepal. It is divided by the River Ganges, which floods its fertile plains. Important Buddhist pilgrimage sites include the Bodhi Tree in Bodhgaya's Mahabodhi Temple, under which the Buddha allegedly meditated. In the state capital Patna, Mahavir Mandir temple is revered by Hindus, while Sikhs worship at the domed, riverside Gurdwara of Takht Sri Harmandir Sahib Ji.
Summer. The hot weather sets in March and lasts until the middle of June. The highest temperature is often registered in May which is the hottest month in the state. Like the rest of the northern India, Biharalso experiences dust-storms, thunder-storms and dust-raising winds during the hot season.
Some other popular shopping items in Bihar are stone and bead-jewelry, hand-painted wall hangings, miniatures in paper and leaves, appliqué work on fabric, stone pottery, bamboo and cane work, wooden stools, leather goods, Local made handicrafts are major attractions for travelers in Bihar.