Bahar-2 [monastery?], (near) Soltan Mohammad Khan, Velayat-e Kandahar, AF

Raw data

Description Name: ruin(s)
Description Text: a destroyed or decayed structure which is no longer functional
Class: S - Spot Feature
Lat (decimal degrees): 30.3667
Long (decimal degrees): 65.8833

"Nava Vihara (Sanskrit: "new temple" or "new monastery" (see vihara), […] - arabized as Nau Behar or Navbahar)"

Input by: tmciolek, Mar 23, 2012

Final data (and their sources)

Last updated: 23 Mar 2012

Lat/Long coordinates' accuracy:
The monastery in question is assumed to be situated actually no farther than 2 km from the point defined by the coordinates below.

Location of Bahar-2 monastery?, AF.

General location of the Bahar-2 monastery?, AF.
lat=30.3667 long=65.8833
Mapping & images: Falling Rain Genomics (, 2012.

Google Map link:,%20AF)&ll=30.3667,65.8833&spn=05.0,05.0&t=k&hl=en

Final data - explanatory notes

1. Monastery's name

2. Monastery's modern country & province

  • Afghanistan:Velayat-e Kandahar

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

  • toponymy

16. Additional notes

  • [missing data] (incl. details of the size of the monastic population)

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

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