Duchasana monastery, (in) Patti, Punjab, IN

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Duchasana. A monastery in Tchinapati. Src: Eitel (1888:55)

I assume the city is the same as Chinapati or
Patti, India Page
World:India:State of Punjab
Lat 31.2808 Long 74.8572

Input by: tmciolek Feb 27 2009

Full text of "Histoire de la vie de Hiouen-Thsang et de ses voyages dans l'Inde, depuis l'an 629 jusqu'en 645  - Internet Archive
“De là, ayant fait cinq cents li à l'est, il arriva au royaume de Tchinapati et se rendit dans le couvent de T'o-che-sa-na [Dhouhçasana vihâra?)^o\x se trouvait un religieux d'une vertu éminenté, nommé Pi-ni-to-po-la'p'o [Vinitaprabha] […]” p. 101

"In 633, Xuanzang left Kashmir and journeyed south to Chinabhukti (thought to be modern Fi[r]ozpur), where he studied for a year with the monk-prince Vinitaprabha." - http://www.biographybase.com/biography/Xuan_Zang.html

Firozpur, India:State of Uttar Pradesh Lat 27.8134 Long 79.1982 - http://www.fallingrain.com/world/IN/36/Firozpur.html
Input by: tmciolek 18 Jan 2013

Final data (and their sources)

Last updated: 18 Jan 2013

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 Duchasana monastery, India.

General location of the Duchasana monastery, India.
lat=31.2808 long=74.8572
Mapping & images: Falling Rain Genomics (http://maps.fallingrain.com), 2009.

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Final data - explanatory notes

1. Monastery's name

  • Duchasana monastery - Eitel (1888:55)

2. Monastery's modern country & province

  • India:State of Punjab

3. Monastery's alternative/historical names

  • Dhouhçasana vihâra
  • T'o-che-sa-na

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

  • Chinapati (Src: IN Input by: SG Jan 22 2009)
  • Tchinapati - Eitel (1888:55)

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

  • MBM chrono-tag 0600-32c 0633-66c 0667-99p - tmciolek 18 Jan 2013
  • 0600-32c 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

  • [missing data]

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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