Gumbatuna monastery, (near) Gumbatuna, NWF Province, PK

Raw data

"On the way [from Saidu Sharif] to Nimogram, we will also stop Gumbatuna Stupa Monastery."

Barikot, Pakistan Page
Other names: Birkot,Bārikot
World:Pakistan:North-West Frontier Province
Lat 34.6778 Long 72.2219

Gumbatuna Banda, Pakistan Page
Other names: Gumbatūna Bānda
World:Pakistan:North-West Frontier Province
Lat 34.6906 Long 72.1856

Input by: tmciolek, Nov 25, 2010

Final data (and their sources)

Last updated: 25 Nov 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 Gumbatuna monastery, PK.

General location of the Gumbatuna monastery, PK.
Lat 34.6906 Long 72.1856
Mapping & images: Falling Rain Genomics (, 2010.

Google Map link:,%20PK)&ll=34.6906,72.1856&spn=05.0,05.0&t=k&hl=en

Final data - explanatory notes

1. Monastery's name

  • Gumbatuna monastery

2. Monastery's modern country & province

  • Pakistan:North-West Frontier Province

3. Monastery's alternative/historical names

  • [missing data]

4. Monastery's lat/long coordinates

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

  • Theravada - Litvinskii et al. (1996:168)

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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