Patur monastery, (near) Patur, Maharashtra, IN

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"Patur, also known as Nanasaheb's Patur or Paiur Shaikh Babu, is a town in the south east corner of Balapur tahsil, 21 miles south of Akola in 20° 27'' north latitude and 76 59' east longitude […]
Patur is a very ancient place as is evident from the rock-hewn Buddhist monastery in the hill side east of the town. It is said that these Buddhist and Jain monasteries came to be established during the reign of Ila […] the Jain king who ruled the area around 1058. It is said that it is a Jam Chaityavihara. The town was looted and burnt to ashes in 1808 by the Pendharis."

Patur, India Page
Other names: Pātūr
World:India:State of Maharashtra
Latitude 20.4500 Longitude 76.9333
Input by: tmciolek, Apr 1, 2009

Final data (and their sources)

Last updated: 07 Mar 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 Patur monastery, IN.

General location of the Patur monastery, IN.
lat=20.4500 long=76.9333
Mapping & images: Falling Rain Genomics (, 2009.

Google Map link:,%20IN)&ll=20.4500,76.9333&spn=05.0,05.0&t=k&hl=en

Final data - explanatory notes

1. Monastery's name

  • Patur monastery

2. Monastery's modern country & province

  • India:State of Maharashtra

3. Monastery's alternative/historical names

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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

MBM chrono-tag 1067-99c - tmciolek 07 Mar 2014
1067-99c 1100-32c 1133-66c 1167-99c 1200=> dated-el

12. Date-intermediate

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13. Date-late

MBM chrono-tag 1200=> - tmciolek 07 Mar 2014

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

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