Anandpur monastic cluster, (near) Vadnagar, Gujarat, IN

Raw data

"[…] Chinese traveler Hieun Tsang [= Xuanzang] had visited Vadnagar between 640 to 644 A.D. and documented presence of 1,000 Buddhist monks and 10 Buddhist monasteries in and around Vadnagar town known as Anandpur in that era." 1900-yr-old-buddhist-monastery-discovered-in-gujarat_100106503.html

Input by: tmciolek, Jul 16, 2010

Final data (and their sources)

Last updated: 16 Jul 2010

Lat/Long coordinates' accuracy:
The monastery in question is assumed to be situated actually no farther than 20 km from the point defined by the coordinates below.

Location of Anandpur monastic cluster, IN.

General location of the Anandpur monastic cluster, IN.
Lat 23.7830 Long 72.6330
Mapping & images: Falling Rain Genomics (, 2010.

Google Map link:,%20IN)&ll=23.7830,72.6330&spn=05.0,05.0&t=k&hl=en

Final data - explanatory notes

1. Monastery's name

  • Anandpur monastic cluster

2. Monastery's modern country & province

  • India:State of Gujarat

3. Monastery's alternative/historical names

  • [missing data]

4. Monastery's lat/long coordinates

5. Other known nearby Buddhist monasteries

6. Modern name of the known nearest city, town, or village

7. The settlement's alternative/historical names

8. The settlement's coordinates

9. Monastery's major Buddhist tradition

  • [missing data]

10. Monastery's Buddhist sub-tradition

  • [missing data]

11. Date-early

  • [missing data]

12. Date-intermediate

  • MBM chrono-tag 0600-32p 0633-66c 0667-99p - tmciolek 18 Dec 2012
  • 0600-32p 0633-66c 0667-99p dated-x

13. Date-late

  • [missing data]

14. Details of contacts with other monasteries

  • [missing data]

15. Type of evidence regarding the monastery

  • pilgrimage account

16. Additional notes

17. Corrections & addenda to this page were kindly provided by

  • [missing data]

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