Hathiagar monastery, (near) Kankandighi, West Bengal, IN

Raw data

"The Sundarbans of India: a development analysis - Google Books Result
Asim Kumar Mandal - 2003
The nearby Hathiagar in the north of Kankandighi is said to have been a seat of the great Buddhist vihar which was once visited by Hiuen Tsang in course of his sojourn in Samatat."

Input by: tmciolek, Jun 4, 2010

Final data (and their sources)

Last updated: 15 Apr 2013

Lat/Long coordinates' accuracy:
The monastery in question is assumed to be situated actually no farther than 20 km from the point defined by the coordinates below.

Location of Hathiagar monastery, IN.

General location of the Hathiagar monastery, IN.
Lat 22.0064 Long 88.4550
Mapping & images: Falling Rain Genomics (http://www.fallingrain.com), 2010.

Google Map link:


Final data - explanatory notes

1. Monastery's name

  • Hathiagar 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

  • [missing data]

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 0567-99p 0600-32c 0633-66p - tmciolek 15 Apr 2013
  • 0567-99p 0600-32c 0633-66p dated-x

13. Date-late

  • [missing data]

14. Details of contacts with other monasteries

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15. Type of evidence regarding the monastery

  • pilgrimage account

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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