Ujjain monastic cluster, (in) Ujjain, Madhya Pradesh, IN

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"A great devout center on the banks of river Shipra, Ujjain, in the central Indian state of Madhya Pradesh is regarded as a sacred place since time immemorial. A holy city, which found its mention in the ancient Hindu scriptures as Avantika, Ujjain positioned in equal terms with other major religious centers. Later the name was changed to Ujjayini, which literally means the glorious conqueror.
Ruined sculptures and monasteries have been found sprinkled around Ujjain, leading to the credence that Buddhism thrived here in the 4th century. A glut of these, along with ruined temples and old remnants of houses found in the district take the visitor to the historic reign of the Mauryan Empire."

Ujjain, India Page
World:India:State of Madhya Pradesh
Lat 23.1833 Long 75.7667
Input by: tmciolek, Jun 3, 2010

Final data (and their sources)

Last updated: 28 Jul 2014

Lat/Long coordinates' accuracy:
The monastery in question is assumed to be situated actually no farther than 20 km from the point defined by the coordinates below.

Location of Ujjain monastic cluster, IN.

General location of the Ujjain monastic cluster, IN.
Lat 23.1833 Long 75.7667
Mapping & images: Falling Rain Genomics (http://www.fallingrain.com), 2010.

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Final data - explanatory notes

1. Monastery's name

  • Ujjain monastic cluster

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

  • [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

9. Monastery's major Buddhist tradition

  • [missing data]

10. Monastery's Buddhist sub-tradition

  • [missing data]

11. Date-early

  • 4th c. BC

MBM chrono-tag 0333-66p - tmciolek 28 Jul 2014
0333-66p 0367-99p dated-e

12. Date-intermediate

  • [missing data]

13. Date-late

  • [missing data]

14. Details of contacts with other monasteries

  • [missing data]

15. Type of evidence regarding the monastery

  • archeological, architectural

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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