Kupari monastery, (towards) Balasore, Orissa, IN

Raw data

"Balasore District: Located in the north Orissa, the district of Balasore has quiet a few significant Buddhist sites. In Kupari, remains of an old Buddhist temple and monastery have been discovered while findings in Solampur have unearthed images of Buddha. Images of Buddha have also been found here and there at Khadipada and Soro. The ideal base to visit these places is undoubtedly the town of Balasore."

Balasore, India Page
Other names: Baleshwar,Bāleshwar
World:India:State of Orissa
Lat 21.4942 Long 86.9317

Input by: tmciolek, Apr 11, 2009

Final data (and their sources)

Last updated: 11 Apr 2009

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 Kupari monastery, IN.

General location of the Kupari monastery, IN.
lat=21.4942 long=86.9317
Mapping & images: Falling Rain Genomics (http://www.fallingrain.com), 2009.

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Final data - explanatory notes

1. Monastery's name

  • Kupari monastery

2. Monastery's modern country & province

  • India:State of Orissa

3. Monastery's alternative/historical names

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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

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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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