Kūtāgārasālā monastery, (in) Basarh, Bihar, IN

Raw data

"The location of Vaishali is at the following coordinates: Coordinates: 25.986595° N 85.125589° E.
Places of Interest in Vaisali:
Relic stupa which contains the relics of Lord Mahavira.
Kutagarasala Vihara is the monastery where Buddha most frequently stayed while visiting Vaishali."

"… the city of Vaiśālī (Basarh in north Bihār). …
Input by: tmciolek, Mar 2, 2009

Imperial Gazetteer2 of India, Volume 7, page 94 — Imperial Gazetteer …
" situated in 25° 59 N. and 85° 8 E. Population (1901), 3,527. Basarh is identified with the capital of the ancient kingdom of Vaisali. …"
(i.e. lat 25.98333333, long 85.13333333)

Final data (and their sources)

Last updated: 13 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 Kutagarasala monastery, India.

General location of the Kutagarasala monastery, India.
lat=25.98333333 long=85.13333333
Mapping & images: Falling Rain Genomics (http://maps.fallingrain.com), 2009.

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Final data - explanatory notes

1. Monastery's name

2. Monastery's modern country & province

  • India:State of Bihar

3. Monastery's alternative/historical names

  • Kūtāgārasālā

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

8. The settlement's coordinates

9. Monastery's major Buddhist tradition

  • [Theravada?]

10. Monastery's Buddhist sub-tradition

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11. Date-early

MBM chrono-tag <=0200 - tmciolek 13 Sep 2013
<=0200 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

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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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