Sunday, May 27, 2012

Nalanda, the 5th century C.E, University in Bihar

Monk's room in  the 5th century A.D

Well for the monks

Monk's bed re-cemented according to Huien Tsang's description

Thick walls of the monastery ensuring coolness of the rooms in Nalanda University

The Mauryan Bow, which is like a signature to architecture of their period


Burial sites and temples

workshop altar for the students to learn how to carve buddha in rock

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