Chapter 3 - An Architectural Survey of Buddhist Monasteries
This chapter describes An Architectural Survey of Buddhist Monasteries by A.K. Pandey and M.C. Joshi located on page 53 in the book Buddhist Monasteries of South Asia and China compiled by Sanjay Garg. This book comprises 18 papers that were presented by leading archaeologists and art historians from South Asia and China at an international conference on ‘Buddhist Monasteries in South Asia and China’ organized by the Society for Buddhist Art and Archaeology (SBAA) in New Delhi in December 2015.
Buddhism binds the two most populated regions of the world-South Asia and China. This volume aims to provide fresh insights and information on new sites and place them along with the earlier known ones in a wider cultural landscape. This paper is named: An Architectural Survey of Buddhist Monasteries—In Zanskar Region, District Kargil in Ladakh, Jammu & Kashmir and was originally published by A.K. Pandey and M.C. Joshi.
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Settlement in Early Historic Ganga Plain [by Chirantani Das]
Its elegance and style speaks of the climax of the Buddhist architecture at Sarnath. Monastery V: Entering the monastic complex at Sarnath, the first monastery to be encountered in the left was the Monastery V. It was originally excavated by Markham Kittoe in 1851-52 contains a square shaped courtyard surrounded by residential cells of monks on all four sides. It follows the usual catushalah plan of the Buddhist monasteries. There is a well in the centre of the court....
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Sripura (Archaeological Survey) [by Bikash Chandra Pradhan]
of Buddhist monasteries, one number of Jaina Vihara, about 20 Siva temples, a huge temple-complex of Surang Tila, a Royal palace complex and traces of city planning. The investigation has been designed in the parameter of Six Chapters, viz. (1) Sripura, (2) Architectural Panorama, (3) Sculptural Programme, (4) The Corpus of Inscriptions, (5) The Inventory of Coins, (6) The Rewards of the Survey....
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A Historical Study of Kaushambi [by Nirja Sharma]
Hiuen-Tsang found the Buddhist monastries at Kaushambi in a devastated condition. He saw ten such monasteries, in which were living three hundred brethern all followers of the Hinayana system. A Buddhist temple existed in his time "within the royal enclosure of the capital" says the pilgrim was a large Buddhist temple over sixty feet high in which was a carved sandal wood Image of the Buddha with a stone canopy suspended over it....
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