Prayāg monastery, (in) Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh, IN

Raw data

When Xuanzang visited in December 636 AD there was almost no Buddhist presence in this major city. He found only 2 monasteries with a few remaining monks. Prayag is the current city of Allahabad in U.P.
Src: IN
Input by: SG Jan 22 2009

Allahabad, India Page
Other names: Alla Abba Habab,Prayāg,Prayag,Allahābād
World:India:State of Uttar Pradesh
Lat 25.4500 Long 81.8500
Input by: tmciolek, Mar 4, 2009

Final data (and their sources)

Last updated: 08 Jul 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 Prayag monastery, India.

General location of the Prayag monastery, IN.
lat=25.4500 long=81.8500
Mapping & images: Falling Rain Genomics (, 2009.

Google Map link:,%20IN)&ll=25.4500,81.8500&spn=05.0,05.0&t=k&hl=en

Final data - explanatory notes

1. Monastery's name

  • Prayāg monastery (Src: IN Input by: SG Jan 22 2009)

2. Monastery's modern country & province

  • India:State of Uttar Pradesh

3. Monastery's alternative/historical names

  • [missing data]

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

  • 636 AD - (Src: IN Input by: SG Jan 22 2009)

MBM chrono-tag 0633-66c - tmciolek 08 Jul 2014
0567-99p 0633-66c 0633-66p dated-l

14. Details of contacts with other monasteries

  • [missing data]

15. Type of evidence regarding the monastery

  • pilgrim account

16. Additional notes

  • 636 AD - only 2 monasteries with a few remaining monks. (Src: IN Input by: SG Jan 22 2009)

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

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