Bharatpur monastery, (towards) Murshidabad, West Bengal, IN

Raw data

"Excavations conducted in 1972 to 1974 yielded a Buddhist monastic complex at Bharatpur in the Burdwan district of West Bengal. The date of the monastery may be ascribed to the early medieval period." [Capitals were added to some of the names, whenever they were missing in the original quote - tmc, Jul 2010.]

Barddhaman, India Page
Other names: Barddhamān,Burdwān,Bardhamān,Bardhaman,Burdwan,Bordhoman
World:India:State of West Bengal
Lat 23.2406 Long 87.8694

"Kandi subdivision, is a subdivision of the Murshidabad district in the state of West Bengal, India. It consists of Kandi municipality and five community development blocks: Kandi, Khargram, Burwan, Bharatpur–I and Bharatpur–II. […] The subdivision has its headquarters at Kandi. […] Rural area under Bharatpur–I block consists of eight gram panchayats, viz. Alugram, Bharatpur, Gundiria, Sijgram, Amlai, Gadda, Jajan and Talgram. […] Lat 23.95, Long: 88.03"

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 2 km from the point defined by the coordinates below.

Location of Bharatpur monastery, IN.

General location of the Bharatpur monastery, IN.
Lat 23.95, Long: 88.03
Mapping & images: Falling Rain Genomics (, 2010.

Google Map link:,%20IN)&ll=23.95,88.03&spn=05.0,05.0&t=k&hl=en

Final data - explanatory notes

1. Monastery's name

  • Bharatpur monastery

2. Monastery's modern country & province

  • India: State of West Bengal

3. Monastery's alternative/historical names

  • [missing data]

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

  • archaeological

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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