Tham Baha monastery, (in) Kathmandu, Bagmati Zone, NP

Raw data

Tham Baha in Kathmandu "<9.cent, one of oldest Bud. viharas Thamel, in yard 10/11 cent. votive stupa" - Gross (1999) [i.e. his website The Monuments of Kathmandu Valley - Plans and Tables of the Monuments of its Principal Towns and Sites.]
Input by: tmciolek, 20 Nov 2009.

Final data (and their sources)

Last updated: 20 Jul 2014

Lat/Long coordinates' accuracy:
The monastery in question is assumed to be situated actually no farther than 200 m from the point defined by the coordinates below.

Location of Tham Baha monastery, NP.

General location of the Tham Baha monastery, NP.
lat=27.7156 long=85.3134
Mapping & images: Falling Rain Genomics (, 2009.

Google Map link:,%20NP)&ll=27.7156,85.3134&spn=05.0,05.0&t=k&hl=en

Final data - explanatory notes

1. Monastery's name

  • Tham Baha monastery

2. Monastery's modern country & province

  • Nepal:Bagmati Zone

3. Monastery's alternative/historical names

  • [missing data]

4. Monastery's lat/long coordinates

  • Approx., Lat 27.7156 Long 85.3134 est. from satellite imagery in & a town-plan in Gross (1999) entitled "Architectural Monuments of Kathmandu." - tmciolek, 20 Nov 2009.

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

  • Mahayana

10. Monastery's Buddhist sub-tradition

  • [missing data]

11. Date-early

  • before 9th century CE - Gross (1999).

MBM chrono-tag 0700-32p 0733-66p 0767-99p - tmciolek 20 Jul 2014 
0700-32p 0733-66p 0767-99p 0800-32c 0833-66c 0867-99c 0900-32c 0933-66p 0933-66p 0967-99p 1000-32p 1033-66p dated-ex

12. Date-intermediate

  • in yard 10/11 cent. votive stupa" - Gross (1999)

MBM chrono-tag 0933-66p 0933-66p 0967-99p 1000-32p 1033-66p - tmciolek 20 Jul 2014 

13. Date-late

  • [missing data]

14. Details of contacts with other monasteries

  • [missing data]

15. Type of evidence regarding the monastery

  • Archaeological, art history.

16. Additional notes

  • [missing data] (incl. details of the size of the monastic population)

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

  • [missing data]

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