Kosavardhana monastery, (in) Shergarh, Rajasthan, IN

Raw data

This site's ancient name was Kosavardhana. It is known only from a single inscription, dated to the eighth century, that records its construction adjacent to a mound (probably a stupa). The location is the modern town of Shergarh, district Kotah, in modern-day S.E Rajasthan.
Src: India
See D.C. Ahir, Buddhist Sites and Shrines in India: History, Art and Architecture (Delhi: Inian Books Centre, 2003) p.232.
Input by: Stewart Gordon, Aug 25, 2009

Shergarh, India Page
World:India:State of Rajasthan
Lat 24.7000 Long 76.5333
Input by: tmciolek, Apr 4, 2009

Final data (and their sources)

Last updated: 06 Sep 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 Shergarh monastery, IN.

General location of the Shergarh monastery, IN.
lat=24.7000 long=76.5333
Mapping & images: Falling Rain Genomics (http://www.fallingrain.com), 2009.

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Final data - explanatory notes

1. Monastery's name

  • Kosavardhana monastery - Ahir (2003:232)

2. Monastery's modern country & province

  • India:State of Rajasthan

3. Monastery's alternative/historical names

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

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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

  • dated to the 700s AD - Ahir (2003:232)

MBM chrono-tag 0700-32p 0733-66p 0767-99p - tmciolek 06 Sep 2013
0700-32p 0733-66p 0767-99p dated-e

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

  • inscription

16. Additional notes

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

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