Narasamgharama monastery, (near) Bagram, Velayat-e Parvan, AF

Raw data

Narasamgharama. Lit. The Men Monastery. An ancient vihara near Kapisa [now Bagram, AF]. Src: Eitel (1888:106)

"Kapisa","Bagram","current settlement","AF","TGN" (Ciolek 1999)

Input by: tmciolek, Feb 27 2009

Bagram, Afghanistan Page
Other names: Begram, Bagrām,Bagrami
World:Afghanistan:Velayat-e Parvan
Latitude 34.9661 Longitude 69.2547
Input by: tmciolek, Mar 4, 2009

Final data (and their sources)

Last updated: 04 Mar 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 Narasamgharama monastery, AF.

General location of the Narasamgharama monastery, AF.
lat=34.9661 long=69.2547
Mapping & images: Falling Rain Genomics (, 2009.

Google Map link:,%20AF)&ll=34.9661,69.2547&spn=05.0,05.0&t=k&hl=en

Final data - explanatory notes

1. Monastery's name

  • Narasamgharama monastery (Eitel 1888:106)

2. Monastery's modern country & province

  • Afghanistan:Velayat-e Parvan

3. Monastery's alternative/historical names

  • The Men Monastery (Eitel 1888:106)

4. Monastery's lat/long coordinates

  • Approx. lat 34.9661 long 69.2547 [Bagram] (ADL nd. Recod ID adlgaz-1-1002949-69)

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

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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