Jalora monastery, (near) Zalurah, Jammu and Kashmir, IN

Raw data

"Jalora Vihara at Zalur Zainageer (Sopore in Baramulla Dist.)" - Aima (1984).

Kusa followed Lava. Khagendra obtained the throne after him. Surendra succeeded him. He died childless and was succeeded by  Godhara, from another family. He bestowed Brahmanas, Godhara Hastishala. After him came Suvarna., who brought to Karala, the canal called Suvarnamani. His son Janaka  established the Vihara and agrahara of  Jalora. His illustrious son Sacinara was like an earthly Indra (Sacipati). He died without a male issue. Then the son of that king’s great grand uncle and the great grand son of Sakuni, the faithful Asoka reigned over the earth. " - http://www.kamakoti.org/kamakoti/details/Rajatarangini1.html

"Janaka established the vihara of Jalora, which may be identified with Zohar in Zaingir, Spore, Kashmir." Bakshi (1997:147)
Input: tmciolek Jul 16 2013

Final data (and their sources)

Last updated: 16 Jul 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 Jalora monastery, IN.

General location of the Jalora monastery, IN.
Lat 34.4111 Long 74.3722
Mapping & images: Falling Rain Genomics (http://www.fallingrain.com), 2013.

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Final data - explanatory notes

1. Monastery's name

  • Jalora monastery

2. Monastery's modern country & province

  • India:State of Jammu and Kashmir

3. Monastery's alternative/historical names

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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

  • Zalur - Aima (1984).

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

MBM chrono-tag <=0200 - tmciolek 16 Jul 2013

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

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16. Additional notes

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17. Corrections & addenda to this page were kindly provided by

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18. Known monks and nuns associated with this monastery

19. Available Printed Literature

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