Pataliputra monastery, (in) Patna, Bihar, IN

Raw data

This is a very old Buddhist site but the Buddhist institutions were mostly deserted in the time of Xuazang. He saw only one monastery with 100 monks when he visited in January, 637. Pataliputra is current-day Patna, in Bihar.
Src: IN
Input by SG January 22 2009

Patna, India Page
Other names: Patna New City,New Patna
World:India:Bihar State of
Lat 25.6000 Long 85.1167

"Patna", "current settlement", Lat "25.617", Long "85.2"(TGN. n.d. Record ID:7001575)
Input by tmciolek Feb 24 2009

Final data (and their sources)

Last updated: 06 Feb 2014

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 Pataliputra monastery, India.

General location of the Pataliputra monastery, India.
lat=25.6000 long=85.1167
Mapping & images: Falling Rain Genomics (, 2009.

Google Map link:,%20IN)&ll=25.6000,85.1167&spn=05.0,05.0&t=k&hl=en

Final data - explanatory notes

1. Monastery's name

  • Pataliputra monastery (Src: IN Input by SG January 22 2009)

2. Monastery's modern country & province

  • India:State of Bihar

3. Monastery's alternative/historical names

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4. Monastery's lat/long coordinates

  • Approx., Lat 25.617 Long 85.2 - (TGN. n.d. Record ID:7001575)

5. Other known nearby Buddhist monasteries

  • [missing data]

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

7. The settlement's alternative/historical names

8. The settlement's coordinates

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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

  • 637 AD (Src: IN Input by SG January 22 2009)

MBM chrono-tag 0633-66c - tmciolek 6 Feb 2014
0600-32p 0633-66c 0667-99p dated-x

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

  • pilgrim account

16. Additional notes

  • 637 AD - one monastery with 100 monks (Src: IN Input by SG January 22 2009)

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

  • [missing data]

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