Charaka monastery, (in) Bagram, Velayat-e Parvan, AF

Raw data

Charaka. A monastery in Kapisa [now Bagram, AF]. Src: Eitel (1888:40)
"Kapisa","Bagram","current settlement","AF", […] (Ciolek 1999)
Input by: tmciolek, Feb 27 2009

Bagram, Afghanistan Page
Other names: Begram,Bagrm,Bagrami
World:Afghanistan:Velayat-e Parvan
Latitude 34.9661 Longitude 69.2547
Input by: tmciolek, Mar 4, 2009

Final data (and their sources)

Last updated: 04 Mar 2009

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 Charaka monastery, Afghanistan.

General location of the Charaka monastery, Afghanistan.
Lat 34.966667 Long 69.283333
Mapping & images: Falling Rain Genomics (, 2009.

Google Map link:,%20AF)&ll=34.966667,69.283333&spn=05.0,05.0&t=k&hl=en

Final data - explanatory notes

1. Monastery's name

  • Charaka (Eitel 1888:40)

2. Monastery's modern country & province

  • Afghanistan:Velayat-e Parvan

3. Monastery's alternative/historical names

  • [missing data]

4. Monastery's lat/long coordinates

  • Approx., Lat 34.966667 Long 69.283333 - adlgaz-1-1002949-69

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

10. Monastery's Buddhist sub-tradition

  • [missing data]

11. Date-early

  • [missing data]

12. Date-intermediate

  • [missing data]

13. Date-late

  • [missing data]

14. Details of contacts with other monasteries

  • [missing data]

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

  • [missing data]

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