Tripuri monastery, (near) Jabalpur, Madhya Pradesh, IN

Raw data

This site is a fording point across the Narmada River in Jabalpur District. There are the remains two Buddhist viharas at the site. Both were found in level IV and dated to the Satavahana period (100 BCE - 150 CE).
See Himanshu P. Ray, Monastery and Guild: Commerce under the Satavahanas (Delhi: Oxford University Press, 1986), p. 67.
Src: India
Input by: Stewart Gordon, Sep 15, 2009

"Tripuri is an ancient town situated 13 km to the west of Jabalpur on the Bheraghat road. Old name of this town was Tewar. Archeological remains spread extensively over a vast area in the town."

Jabalpur, India Page
Other names: Jubbulpore
World:India:State of Madhya Pradesh
Lat 23.1667 Long 79.9500

Tewar Village Jabalpur 
World / India / Madhya Pradesh / Khamaria, 9 km from center, [..]
(lat=23.1533623 lon=79.839398)
Input: tmciolek, 18 Nov 2009.

Final data (and their sources)

Last updated: 27 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 Tripuri monastery, IN.

General location of the Tripuri monastery, IN.
lat=23.1533623 long=79.839398
Mapping & images: Falling Rain Genomics (, 2009.

Google Map link:,%20IN)&ll=23.1533623,79.839398&spn=05.0,05.0&t=k&hl=en

Final data - explanatory notes

1. Monastery's name

  • Tripuri monastery

2. Monastery's modern country & province

  • India:State of Madhya Pradesh

3. Monastery's alternative/historical names

  • [missing data]

4. Monastery's lat/long coordinates

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

  • [missing data]

10. Monastery's Buddhist sub-tradition

  • [missing data]

11. Date-early

  • 100 BCE

MBM chrono-tag <=0200 - tmciolek 27 Jul 2014
<=0200 dated-el

12. Date-intermediate

  • [missing data]

13. Date-late

  • 150 CE.

MBM chrono-tag <=0200 - tmciolek 27 Jul 2014

14. Details of contacts with other monasteries

  • [missing data]

15. Type of evidence regarding the monastery

  • Archaeology only.

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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