Nawbahar [monastery?], (in) Now Bahar, Velayat-e Baghlan, AF

Raw data

Now Bahar, Afghanistan Page
Other names: Now Bahār,Nawbahāṟ,Nawbahar
World:Afghanistan:Velayat-e Baghlan
Latitude 35.6550 Longitude 69.3617

Nawbahar, Baghlan, Afghanistan
Location Type: Populated Place
Lat: 35.655 Longi 69.36167

"Nava Vihara (Sanskrit: "new temple" or "new monastery" (see vihara), […] - arabized as Nau Behar or Navbahar)"

Input by: tmciolek, Jul 12, 2010

Final data (and their sources)

Last updated: 12 Jul 2010

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 Nawbahar [monastery?], AF.

General location of the Nawbahar [monastery?], AF.
Lat 35.655 Long 69.36167
Mapping & images: Falling Rain Genomics (, 2010.

Google Map link:[monastery?],%20AF)&ll=35.655,69.36167&spn=05.0,05.0&t=k&hl=en

Final data - explanatory notes

1. Monastery's name

2. Monastery's modern country & province

  • Afghanistan:Velayat-e Baghlan

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

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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

  • toponymic ("Nava Vihara" - arabized as Nau Behar or Navbahar)" - tmciolek, 12 Jul 2010.

16. Additional notes

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

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