Vadnagar had a thriving Buddhist monastery?

India vadnagar monasteries

 

Latest excavation at Vadnagar revealed structures resembling monastic cells, but only further excavation at the site would help establish whether the structures were part of a monastery or were secular in nature. The Archaeological Survey of India is facing trouble to excavate further because of concrete houses having been built there by locals. The ancient accounts of Hiuen Tsang talks about 10 monasteries in 7th century AD in Onantopulo or Anandpura, which is the ancient name of Vadnagar.

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