Gaya, also known as Bodh Gaya, is a city located in the Indian state of Bihar. This sacred city is located about 100 kilometers south of the state capital, Patna. This city is popularly known as the place, where Gautama Buddha attained enlightenment. It is one of the main religious places and is considered a sacred place for Hindus to perform rituals such as Pind Daan, which is performed to pacify the ancestors in heaven. The city is surrounded by greenery, old buildings and narrow streets. The main language spoken in this city is Hindi.