Lalchak monastery, (near) Taxila, Punjab, PK

Raw data

Lalchak monastery, (near) Taxila, Punjab, PK
"Plans and Sections of Monastery and Stupas. (Drawings)" -

Serial ID number 139-012
Name & Location Lalchak and Badalpur Buddhist stuppa
Punjab, Pakistan
Coordinates [missing]
Area 0 Ha
Date Inscribed 1980

"Marshall, Taxila, plate 113 (Photos.) Photos include the larger stupa at Lalchak from the north-east, the interior of Lalchak monastery from the south-east and a view of the site of Bhamala before excavation."!!%2FOR%2F!!%2F17047%2F!%2F%2F!%2Farchitecture%2F!%2F%2F!!%2F%2F!!!%2F&orig=%2Fresearch%2Fsearch_the_collection_database%2Fadvanced_search.aspx&currentPage=2&numpages=10

"Lālchak/Lalchak, Punjab, Pakistan
Latitude. 33.7827778°, Longitude. 72.8458333°
Ancient Site;
a place where archeological remains, old structures, or cultural artifacts are located."ālchak.html

Input by: tmciolek, July 26, 2012

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 2km from the point defined by the coordinates below.

Location of Lalchak monastery, PK.

General location of the Lalchak monastery, PK.
Lat 33.7827, Long 72.8458
Mapping & images: Falling Rain Genomics (, 2012.

Google Map link:,%20PK)&ll=33.7827,72.8458&spn=05.0,05.0&t=k&hl=en

Final data - explanatory notes

1. Monastery's name

2. Monastery's modern country & province

  • Pakistan: Punjab

3. Monastery's alternative/historical names

4. Monastery's lat/long coordinates

5. Other known nearby Buddhist monasteries

6. Ancient name of the known nearest city, town, or village

7. The settlement's alternative/historical names

8. The settlement's coordinates

  • Taxila Ruins of Sirkup, approx., Lat 33.755 Long 72.829 - based on the visual identification of the site in maps, - tmciolek, 13 Jul 2012.

9. Monastery's major Buddhist tradition

  • [missing data]

10. Monastery's Buddhist sub-tradition

  • [missing data]

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

  • [missing data]

15. Type of evidence regarding the monastery

  • archaeological, architectural

16. Additional notes

  • [missing data] (incl. details of the size of the monastic population)

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

  • [missing data]

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