Ashkabad [monastery?], (near) Asgabat, Ahal Welayaty, TM

Raw data

"The remains of two Parthian Buddhist stupas each have been found in Turkmenistan at Merv (modern Mary) and near Ashkabat. Buddhist caves have also been found near Ashkabat." - Berzin (1994-2006)

Asgabat, Turkmenistan Page
Other names: Ashkabad,Ashgabat,Poltoratsk,Askabad,Aşgabat,Ashqabad,Ashkhabad,Askhabad
World:Turkmenistan:Ahal Welayaty
Lat 37.9500 Long 58.3833

Input by: tmciolek, Aug 3, 2010

Final data (and their sources)

Last updated: 03 Aug 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 Ashkabat [monastery?], TM.

General location of the Ashkabat [monastery?], TM.
Lat 37.9500 Long 58.3833
Mapping & images: Falling Rain Genomics (, 2010.

Google Map link:[monastery?],%20TM)&ll=37.9500,58.3833&spn=05.0,05.0&t=k&hl=en

Final data - explanatory notes

1. Monastery's name

  • Ashkabad [monastery?]

2. Monastery's modern country & province

  • Turkmenistan:Ahal Welayaty

3. Monastery's alternative/historical names

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4. Monastery's lat/long coordinates

5. Other known nearby Buddhist monasteries

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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

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10. Monastery's Buddhist sub-tradition

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11. Date-early

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12. Date-intermediate

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13. Date-late

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14. Details of contacts with other monasteries

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15. Type of evidence regarding the monastery

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16. Additional notes

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

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