Kumulabate monastery, (towards) Karakax, Xinjiang, CN

Raw data

"Kumulabate (Kumlabat) Monastery (7th to 10th centuries) 库木拉巴特遗址: Moyu County, Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region"

Input by: tmciolek, Jan 5, 2011

"The Karakax (Qaraqash) County (Chinese: 墨玉县, Pinyin: Mòyù Xiàn; Uyghur: قاراقاش ناھىيىسى‎, ULY: Qaraqash Nahiyisi, UPNY: K̡arak̡ax Nah̡iyisi?)[1] is a county within the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region and is under the administration of the Hotan Prefecture. It contains an area of 25,667 km2."

Karakax, China Page
Other names: Ha-la-k’a-shih,Mo-yu-chen,Ha-la-k'a-shih,Moyu,Ha-la-k'o-shih,Kara-kasch,K̩arak̩ax,Qaraqash,K'a-la-k'a-shih,Ha-la-k’o-shih,K'o-la-k'o-shih,Mo-yu-hsien,Mo-yü-hsien,K’o-la-k’o-shih,Kara kash,Halahashih,Qara Qash,Қарақаш,Qarakash,قاراقاش,K’a-la-k’a-shih,Mo-yü-chen
World:China:Xinjiang Uygur Zizhiqu
Latitude 37.2608 Longitude 79.7336 Altitude (feet) 4324

"The oasis of Hotan, the largest of these, includes Karakax (Moyu), to the northwest, and Luopu (Lop), to the east. The oasis is watered by the Karakax (Kalakashi) and Yurungkax (Yulongkashi) rivers, which flow from the high Kunlun Mountains to the south."

Input by: tmciolek, May 2, 2011

Final data (and their sources)

Last updated: 03 Sep 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 Kumulabate monastery, CN.

General location of the Kumulabate monastery, CN.
Lat 37.283333 Long 79.7
Mapping & images: Falling Rain Genomics (http://www.fallingrain.com), 2010.

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Final data - explanatory notes

1. Monastery's name

2. Monastery's modern country & province

  • China:Xinjiang Uygur Zizhiqu

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

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 0600-32p 0633-66p 0667-99p - tmciolek 08 Sep 2013
0600-32p 0633-66p 0667-99p 0700-32c 0733-66c 0767-99c 0800-32c 0833-66c 0867-99c 0900-32p 0933-66p 0967-99p dated-el

12. Date-intermediate

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13. Date-late

MBM chrono-tag 0900-32p 0933-66p 0967-99p - tmciolek 08 Sep 2013

14. Details of contacts with other monasteries

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15. Type of evidence regarding the monastery

  • archaeological

16. Additional notes

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

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